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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Giovanni Mangiante is a poet from Lima, Peru. He has work published in Newington Blue Press, Rusty Truck, The Daily Drunk, Anti-Heroin Chic, Heroin Love Songs, Rat's Ass Review, Three Rooms Press, and more. He has upcoming poems in The Piker Press. In writing, he found a way to cope with BPD.

Giovanni Mangiante

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burning peruvian

the lima winter breeze and its foggy streets
look at me the way her blue slovak eyes
once looked at my brown defeated ones,
and my spine fractures winter-wrung
in the cold remembrance of the palest skin
I've ever burnt against.