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Lara Mimosa Montes

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Lara Mimosa Montes

Lara Mimosa Montes is the author of The Somnambulist (Horse Less Press, 2016). She is a senior editor at Triple Canopy. She was born in the Bronx and now lives in Minneapolis.

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There is a time and place in the world for abstraction. When my mother left Puerto Rico for the first time, the year was 1968. Against my unknowing. We hesitate to say what intimacy is and whether or not we have it. I keep trying / to teach my students that / stream-of-consciousness is / this, not that / this /
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