Very short émigré ballad
by Daniel Aristi

  1. Pablo, he thought HOLLYWOOD of himself with hope on arrival.
  2. He was young Sr. HERNANDEZ, beautiful on the hill.
    2. Nowadays all these capitals feel bad –
    3. Like lifting dead cats sewn together,
Packingtown Review – Vol.9, Fall 2017

Daniel Aristi was born in Spain. He took French Literature as an undergrad. He now lives and writes in Switzerland with his wife and two children. Daniel's work is forthcoming or has been recently featured in Queen's Ferry Press's anthology Best of Small Fictions 2016, Superstition Review, Permafrost, and New Plains Review. Daniel is a Pushcart nominee (2015). He can be contacted at

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