Eileen R. Tabios

Eileen R. Tabios

Eileen R. Tabios loves books and has released over 40 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental (auto)biographies from publishers in eight countries and cyberspace.  Her most recent include her first trilingual (English, Romanian, Spanish) edition Your Father Is Bald (Bibliotheca Universalis, 2017); The Opposite of Claustrophobia (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2017); and Amnesia: Somebody's Memoir (Black Radish Books, 2016). She also recently edited the anthology Puneta: Political Pilipinx Poetry (Moria/Locofo Chaps, 2017). More information is available at http://eileenrtabios.com

It’s a visual metaphor for an emotion
          that, yes, doesn’t exist for you
          But metaphors are better than
          nothing for softening your steel

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