Darlene Pagán

Darlene Pagán

Darlene Pagán is the author of Blue Ghosts (2011) and Setting the Fires (2015). She has published essays and poems in journals such as Literal Latté, Field Magazine, CALYX, and Hiram Poetry Review. She teaches writing and literature at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and is currently working on a memoir titled The Safest Place to Fall, a middle-grade fantasy, and always, poetry. For more, visit darlenepagan.com.

Razbliuto

Poem

I recite in the dark
Ya’aburnee, Arabic for you bury me
Fernweh, German for a longing to be away…