Andrea Cote Botero (b. 1981, Colombia) is the prizewinning author of the poetry collections Puerto calcinado (2003) and La ruina que nombro (2014). She is also a translator of poetry from English into Spanish and is currently assistant professor of poetry in the bilingual MFA program at the University of Texas, El Paso.
Shipping containers in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Rubén Bagüés/Unsplash
And then they are fleetswakes,excessesof ships in the night.
Among swells of mistset looseby the mouth of the abys...