Letisia Cruz


Letisia Cruz is a Cuban-American writer and artist. She is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA program and currently lives on the west coast of Florida. Her first book of graphic poetry titled The Lost Girls Book of Divination was published in April 2018 by Tolsun Books. Her writing and artwork have appeared in Ninth Letter, The Acentos Review, Gulf Stream, Moko Caribbean Arts and Letters, Ink Brick, and the Writing Disorder, among others. Find more of her work at lesinfin.com.


Invincibility was our thing.
We were a Hallmark card that said Girl,
don't jump off the roof, okay? Our demons—
they were the greatest,
Cuban, better than anybody’s. 

Until we traded them in
for suerte. Remember that one time
we flew? Like we were birds
with thrift-store wings.

© The Acentos Review 2018