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Alexander Cuadros

Alexander Cuadros is a writer and translator living in Brooklyn.

In Staten Island, a Teenage Tour Guide of the Maritime Wastes

I walked through a split in the reeds. The narrow beaten path was strewn with flattened plastic bottles, brown and green shards of glass, and withered shopping bags half-submerged in the dirt or impaled by a desiccated reed.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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