New Mexico Centennial poet laureate Levi Romero is the author of Sagrado: A Photopoetics across the Chicano Homeland, A Poetry of Remembrance: New and Rejected Works, and In the Gathering of Silence. He is from the Embudo Valley of northern New Mexico. He teaches in the Chicana/o Studies program at the University of New Mexico.
maybe we should just writeand see what happens
and what if something does?could we live with ourselvesif nothing did?
nothing has in such a long timeand yet that’s a lie too
didn’t you just laugh, s...