DPF / Castillo

For the season, from poetryfoundation.org. The poem may be found at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/53741.

from Christmas, 1970 / by Sandra M. Castillo

We assemble the silver tree,
our translated lives,
its luminous branches,
numbered to fit into its body.
place its metallic roots
to decorate our first Christmas.
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