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Author: Octavio Quintanilla
Location: Rio Grande Valley, Texas

Octavio Quintanilla's poetry has recently appeared in Cranky, BorderSenses, Main Channel Voices, and other print journals. It is forthcoming in Freshwater, HeartLodge, and will be anthologized in Heal (Clique Calm Books). His work can also be found online at Lily, Banyan Review, and Dicey Brown. It is forthcoming in The Rose & Thorn. He has finished a novel tentatively titled This Is The Life and will soon begin looking for a publisher.


you lifted
the world
off your

and found
new territory

to explore

stepped into
a new place

where cunning
is no longer

inside yourself

is where we
always find
each other.

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