From my poem “Borders” featured poem of the week at The Five-Two: Poems on Crime

 
The yelling in the distance calmed to a voiceless hum

and then into silence.

All light was gone but for the stars
He peered into the darkness

and whispered “Mami, aqui.”
Check out the entire piece here:

https://poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/2016/09/aja-beech.html?m=1

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