El Salvador: An Aide-Mémoire

Carolyn Forché

The year Franco died, I spent several months on Mallorca translating the poetry of Claribel Alegria, a Salvadoran in voluntary exile. During those months the almond trees bloomed and lost flower, the olives and lemons ripened, and we hauled baskets of apricots from Claribel’s small finca. There wa…

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