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“Are there a lot of poetesses?””It’s lame to call them poetesses,” said Pancho.

“You’re supposed to call them poets,” said Barrios.

“But are there lots of them?”

“Like never before in the history of Mexico,” said Pancho.  “Lift a stone and you’ll find a girl writing about her little life.”

-Roberto Bolaño, The Savage Detectives

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