My girlfriend leaves for Cancún today by Legna Rodríguez Iglesias

Featuring: Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, Abigail Parry, Serafina Vick

Translated by Serafina Vick & Abigail Parry.

This week's poem ‘My girlfriend leaves for Cancún today ’ is from by Legna Rodríguez Iglesias' collection Dame Spray, which was published in 2016.

The poem refers to Cubans entering the US by crossing the border from Mexico.

You can buy Legna's book 'A little body are many parts' from the PTC website.

This is part of our new rebranded weekly release: the Dual Poetry Podcast, one poem in two languages from the Poetry Translation Centre. As ever we will be releasing a translated poem each week.

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