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A Cluster of Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Seven gross poems include what a small boy thinks about while sitting on the toilet, a peeing competition, a fishing trip with granddad that ends with a hook stuck in the wrong place, everything you wanted to know about the snot market, fashion followers, celebrity ambitions and an unusual fashion statement.
Palabras in Each Fist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.