"El Rey Tuerto"
(A.D.T. )
En el reino de los ciegos
el tuerto es
rey
nos endeuda
nos refleja
nos anima
nos paranoia
nos copia
nos elimina
nos encierra
nos clona
nos habla en sueños
lo seguimos 
lo adoramos
porque yo no sé 
no oigo
no veo
no hablo
la deuda crece
mi moneda se devalúa
tengo menos comida hoy que ayer
así que
odio a mi vecino
él está más hambriento que yo
pienso que viene a robarme mi comida y mis harapos
protejo mis migajas
el rey reina feliz
yo odio más
el rey tuerto nos guía al infierno
le aplaudimos.
"The one-eyed king"
(T.D.T.)
In the kingdom of the blind people
The one-eyed man was king
he makes us fall in debt
he reflects our image
cheers us up
makes us paranoid
he copies us
he clones us
he speaks to us in our dreams
we follow him
we adore him
because I do not know better
I do not hear
I do not see
I do not speak
the debt grows
my currency is devaluating
I have less food today than yesterday
So
I hate my neighbor
He is even more hungry than me
I think he is coming to steal my food and my old rags I wear as clothes
I protect my crumbs of bread from him
the king governs in happiness
I hate more
the one eyed-man leads us all to hell
we clap for him.
Susana Villanueva Eguía Lis was born in Mexico. In 2008 she migrated to the United States. She has lived in Virginia, West Virginia, New Mexico and Texas. She has a M.A. from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University, both in Latin American Literature with a specialization Hispanic American Women Poets. She is currently a professor of Latin American Civilization and Culture at Texas State University.
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