The Heart, That Lonely Hunter

Feb 20, 2016

This month we are proud to showcase the incredible prose and poetry of Carlos Pintado. In this piece, he uniquely and beautifully explores various dimensions of “home,” asking us and[…] Read more…

Treasure Hunt

Jan 31, 2016

Hola Reader-Friends, As this is our first post in 2016, we want to begin by wishing all of you a very happy new year! We thank you for your support[…] Read more…

Poems on Leaving Havana

Dec 29, 2015

Dear Readers: Season’s greetings and best wishes for a loving, healthy, and meaningful 2016. With the rush of the holidays upon us all, we decided to forego a full-length blog[…] Read more…

Manifesto of a Cuban Heart

Oct 19, 2015

by Liz Balmaseda It was a conclusion as safe as it was seemingly final: My Cuba is buried in Miami. I decided this on the day a cemetery worker locked[…] Read more…

The House Between the Sky and the Sea

Aug 28, 2015

Dear friends, This month we are delighted to feature Chilean-American poet and writer Marjorie Agosín on our blog. The blog is primarily a platform for Cuban voices, but now and[…] Read more…

Cuban Pictures and Political Love

Jul 27, 2015

“What is it then between us?” Walt Whitman, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry It’s a strange picture, torn at one corner, stained, damaged by time. I have been looking at it for[…] Read more…

Island to Island

Jun 6, 2015

In the spirit of all we hope this blog means and represents, we have bridged together two of our poems into one. A symbolic gesture of the bridge of our[…] Read more…

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