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Wild Animals on the Moon: And Other Poems

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In lyrical, original language expressing anger, hope, optimism and fierce independence, Naomi Ayala explores being Puerto Rican on the mainland — displaying pride in her culture coupled with the pain of exclusion, vividly describing her encounters with racism and poverty, and the power of love in these difficult circumstances. "Naomi Ayala writes poems like water, a clear, strong current, sometimes tranquil, sometimes furious, but always swirling with life"

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poetry by Puerto Rican/American teacher & activist

About the Author

Naomi Ayala works as an education consultant, freelance writer, and teacher, and is a Visiting Humanities Scholar for Hermana a Hermana/Sister to Sister. Author of Wild Animals on the Moon (Curbstone Press, 1997), she has been therecipient of several awards, and of two artists'fellowships from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. She lives in

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880684443
Subtitle:
and Other Poems
Author:
Ayala, Naomi
Publisher:
Curbstone Books
Location:
Willimantic, CT :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
American - Hispanic American
Subject:
Single Author - Hispanic American
Subject:
Single Author - Other
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
map GP-691
Publication Date:
19970501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
70
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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