More silence for Ms. Angelou, once silent for years, but now forever not. With all her words scattered near and far and everywhere translated in between, never ever silent forever. And, more here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/178944
Another American poet, another woman writing in the 1980’s. I have been to Spain, but my only earthquakes were in Los Angeles and one felt as far south as North County San Diego. http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/548
from The Earthquake She Slept Through / by Mary Jo Bang
She slept through the earthquake in Spain.
The day after was full of dead things.