When you pick up a pen instead of a rifle, you’re fighting an entirely different battle. This is my duty. This is my patriotism....more
Alcy Leyva is a Bronx-born writer out of New York. His writing has been featured in The Rumpus, Entropy Mag, and Points in Case. His literary essays and reviews have been selected in The Millions and Fjords, with his most recent being translated into Italian. He is currently writing a book about his life that would make a terrible movie. You can follow his calculated musings on Twitter @SmilingDarkly.