Alexis Romay

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Alexis Romay obtuvo una licenciatura en Educación (y otra en fugarse de Cuba) y una maestría en Lengua y Literatura Hispanoamericana. Es autor de las novelas "La apertura cubana", "Salidas de emergencia", el libro de sonetos "Los culpables", así como de "Diversionismo ideológico", una compilación de décimas satíricas publicadas en edición digital. Ha colaborado con las revistas Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana, Caleta, Replicante y Letras Libres. Ha escrito las letras de las canciones de Cecilio Valdés, Rey de La Habana, una «zarzuela moderna» concebida por Paquito D’Rivera, para quien también ha escrito piezas sueltas, entre las que destacan “Un minuto”, que ha de ser interpretada en sesenta segundos y Ode to the Promised Land (Oda a la tier ...more

Réquiem para La Habana



La Habana cumple quinientos años. La hermosa Habana: mi ciudad natal, la ciudad que me vio crecer, la ciudad de mi juventud, la ciudad de mis miedos, la ciudad de la que me escapé, la ciudad que simultáneamente me enseñó que todos los hombres (y las mujeres, pero no te pongas a pedir demasiado) eran iguales y que debería estar agradecido a la revolución pues bajo la dictadura previa alguien co

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