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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
Author:
Ayala, Naomi
Publisher:
Curbstone Press
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
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
map GP-691
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
70
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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