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Poetry: Mary Mackey

A Visitor’s Guide To The Favelas Of Rio
by Mary Mackey

Rocinha, Mangeira, Morro de Macacos
up on the hills they are casting the shells
O côro das vozes femininas cantando
looking into the future rattling the buzios
pasting dyed chicken feathers on Carnival floats
beheading dogs smoking crack burning
the buses não esperam a noite
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