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Three spheres floating on a dark grey background.
Photo by Hassaan Here on Unsplash.
By Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles
A juggler’s performance raises philosophical questions in this poem by Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles.
Translated from Filipino by Kristine Ong Muslim
Portrait of translator Samantha Farmer
Samantha Farmer Awarded Momentum Grant for Early-Career Translators
By Words Without Borders
Samantha Farmer is recognized for their translation of a subversive queer Croatian novel.

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