El Salvador Tragic: 10 Roque Dalton Poems from 3 Books

By | 1 February 2013
from Un libro levemente odioso (1988)

Católicos y Comunistas en América Latina:
Algunos Aspectos Actuales del Problema

A mí me expulsaron del Partido Comunista
mucho antes de que me excomulgaran
en la Iglesia Católica.

Eso no es nada:
a mí me excomulgaron en la Iglesia Católica
después que me expulsaron del Partido Comunista.

Puah!
A mí me expulsaron del Partido Comunista
porque me excomulgaron en la Iglesia Católica.
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One Response to El Salvador Tragic: 10 Roque Dalton Poems from 3 Books

  1. Todd Jailer says:

    The ERP was not “the most extreme faction,” they were all equally left; Daltons murder led to the creation of the RN, the 5th org if the FMLN, so Dalton had joined 1of 4 existing orgs; and while his books were “banned,” most were piblished by the press st the Jesuit University — the UCA— and were widely known and available.