Lorraine Caputo

Lorraine Caputo is a documentary poet, translator and travel writer. Her works appear in over 100 journals on four continents, such as Drumvoices Revue, ENcontrARTE (Venezuela), übergang (Germany) and Open Road Review (India). She also pens travel pieces, with stories appearing in the anthologies Drive: Women's True Stories from the Open Road (Seal Press, 2002) and Far Flung and Foreign (Lowestoft Chronicle Press, 2012), and travel guidebooks. In March 2011, the Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada chose her verse as poem of the month. She has done over 200 literary readings, from Alaska to the Patagonia. For the past decade, Caputo has been journeying through Latin America, listening to the voices of the pueblos and Earth.

Sinking into Silence

—a poem for two voices Long after midnight silence pools within this inn within the city Sliced by someone’s snores the giggle of a baby a motorcycle sputtering by Each sound the keying of a lock creak of a door …

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