My poem Them and Me recently got published at the Stoneboat Literary Journal’s Spring Issue 2017 (7.2).

To check the listing, please go here:

Here’s my biography at the site:

RAÚL QUINTANA SELLERAS is a computer programmer by day and a poet, playwright, and essayist by night. He has a BA in Religious Studies and an MS in Information Systems. He is working on the philosophical anthology Fragmented Philosophy and the play Laodamia and Protesilaus. Raúl resides in Little Elm, Texas with his wife Kristina. Read more at RaulQs.com and @RaulQsAuthor.

Take a look at the first two stanzas of the work, in both English and Spanish. Buy a copy of the issue here.

They say I seem old,
But I am alive in my decrepitude,
And they are dead in their puberty.

They criticize me for being boring,
But my inactivity is creative,
And their actions are sterile.

Me dicen que parezco viejo;
Pero yo estoy vivo en mi decrepitud
Y ellos están muertos en su pubertad.

Me critican por ser aburrido;
Pero mi inactividad es creativa
Y sus disposiciones son estériles.

Who is Stoneboat?
Stoneboat is an independent biannual journal of literature and arts that is dedicated to publishing quality fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, artwork, and graphic literature. They strive to showcase outstanding and diverse work from both emerging and established artists. Stoneboat is a larger format publication compared to traditional journals. Stoneboat’s Co-Editor in Chief is Signe Jorgenson and they are located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Stoneboat’s email address is StoneBoat.Journal@gmail.com. For more information, please go to http://www.StoneBoatWi.com or https://www.Pw.org/literary_magazines/stoneboat.

Image taken from Flickr: NcMallory – The Man of the Crowd.

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