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ISBN13: 9780916727840
ISBN10: 091672784x
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Flavored by the authors Chicana and Native American roots, this poetry collection explores eroticism and sensuality while keeping to the confines of 100 words. Simultaneously intelligent and humorous, this book investigates the themes of passion and desire as it conveys intense political ideas and reactions. Written by a woman of color, this compilation will resonate with audiences beyond her race and ethnicity.

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Lorna Dee Cervantes is the publisher of the literary journal Mango and the founder of a small press of the same name. She is a former associate professor of English at the University of Colorado–Boulder and the author of Drive, Emplumada, and From the Cables of Genocide. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Book Award, the Patterson Poetry Prize, and the International Latino Book Award. She lives in San Francisco, California.

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Shauna Osborn, October 24, 2014 (view all comments by Shauna Osborn)
100 glimpses of heart entwinement, object obsessions,
tender speeches, & sexy topic switches. To nature, to
color, to conversation & to language, to latitude, to
radiance, to technology & oddity, to chaos & poverty.
Elevated, thoughtful words collected to bring lofty
morale to readers who might find themselves low.
10,000 words a amor, amar, amat for you. Por vida. 100
poems filled with humor & wit, adoration, rehabilitation,
desire, restraint, aspiration, & relation.
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Cervantes, Lorna Dee
Wings Press (TX)
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