In Poetics of Resistance, Jeff Conant cites a letter from Zapatisa Commondante Marcos, as translated by Irlandesa:

When Roqué Dalton wrote that it was possible to arrive “at the revolution by way of poetry,” the leaders of the El Salvadoran ERP planned the assassination of the guerilla poet for “being misguided” and an “enemy agent”. Today the old “revolutionary” leadership of the ERP makes alliances with the criminal right wing of El Salvador, while from the tomb Roqué continues cursing Power and walking towards the revolution on the path of poetry. Is there any similarity here? It seems that, for being just a handful of poets, we’re given plenty of problems to Power, no?

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