Titingó

A poem about an afro-caribbean word.

Miguel Adrover
1 min readJul 2, 2020

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Burning of the Plaine du Cap. Public Domain Image (via)

adjacent to clusterfuck
a mess pregnant with
onomatopoeias;
flying chairs, curses &
¡PUÑETA!.

useful when a drop spills the cup —
handy when heads are split, spilling blood;
mothers crying and wailing ambulances.

a sign of the ancient prey we were —
a name for old, epigenetic anxieties;
a Jungian crystal trembles on my tongue.

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