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Eduardo Martinez-Leyva

Eduardo Martinez-Leyva's poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Apogee JournalNepantla: A Journal for Queer Poets of ColorThe Journal, Best New Poets 2015, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from Columbia University, where he was a teaching fellow. He is a CantoMundo fellow.

Eduardo-Martinez-Leyva Poetry

Sit still you told me. Give the desert
           what belongs to the desert. A vessel of dust
is all you will be, dimwit. Be a dear and shape

Eduardo Martinez-Leyva