From the book ‘Meeting Point’ launched @ La Ninfa Eco on 27th May, 2021.

Advantages & Compensation

We build memories
using the same resources
as when we build poems.
Poetry is not a privilege,
but forgetting is.

My nobility is simple

Dressing up every day to get to work
on a full time basis
followed by 2 hours on the bus
with a 2 hours ticket return
and even after all this,
still willing to continue

*Translated by Gaby Sambuccetti

Malu Kruk (Argentina, 1985) is a poet, editor, and literature teacher. She is part of a literary project called +poesía

Since 2020 she is part of La Ninfa Eco (Latam & Europe) and she is a writer @ En lo profundo mag.

She is the author of the book Meeting Point (Argentina, Peces de Ciudad Ediciones, 2021).

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Gaby Sambuccetti (Argentina) is an Argentine born, UK-based writer. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from Brunel University (London), she is a Latin American & Spanish Literature Teacher (Argentina) and she is currently starting a MA Modern Languages, Literature and Culture at King’s College (London). She is the founder of La Ninfa Eco with a team of writers from Europe, the UK, the US and Latin America. She used to be the former co-director of events at the Oxford Writers’ House (Oxford, UK) a hub that used to bring Oxford Universities and local communities into dialogue through creative writing projects. She is the author of 2 books in Spanish published in Argentina, Glasses Love to be Broken (Argentina, Baobab, 2010), To the Knot for What it Took Away (Argentina, De los Cuatro Vientos, 2012). Also, I published a book in the UK called The Good, the Bad & the Poet (El Ojo de la Cultura, London, 2020). Also, she has collaborated on different anthologies: Torre Latinoamericana (México, 2021), Wizards, Werewolves and Weird Engines (London, Brunel University, 2018) Other Voices Poems 40 Years of The Cure (London), Liberoamericanas 140 poetas contemporáneas (Spain, Liberoamerica, 2018), Poesía Deliberada (Argentina, Textos Intrusos, 2013), Letters on Paper, Bilingual Anthology (Argentina, De los Cuatro Vientos, 2013), among others. Also, as a writer or as an external writer on different projects and magazines: La Ninfa Eco (UK), La Mascarada (Mexico), El Humo (Mexico), Liberoamerica (Spain), Editorial Aquitania (Cuba/Mexico). In 2019, She has been invited to the House of Lords (UK) to be part of a discussion about writing and freedom of the press. Her books, reviews, collaborations appear in different magazines, anthologies and literary projects from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Germany, Bolivia, the US, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Bangladesh, India & the UK.


  1. Wonderful! The poem line “Poetry is not a privilege” would be “Poetry is not a privilege, but it’s memories & emotions”. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.


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