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Borrowed Bones : New Poems from the Poet Laureate of Los Angeles
by Luis J. Rodriguez and Martin Espada


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Foreword by Martin Espada

This chapbook collection offers new poems from the prolific career of a community leader, activist, and healer. Luis J. Rodriguez's work asks profound questions of us as readers and fellow humans, such as, "If society cooperates, can we nurture the full / and healthy development of everyone?" In his introductory remarks, Martin Espada describes the poet as a man engaged in people and places: "Luis Rodriguez is a poet of many tongues, befitting a city of many tongues.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Foreword by Martin Espada

This chapbook collection offers new poems from the prolific career of a community leader, activist, and healer. Luis J. Rodriguez's work asks profound questions of us as readers and fellow humans, such as, "If society cooperates, can we nurture the full / and healthy development of everyone?" In his introductory remarks, Martin Espada describes the poet as a man engaged in people and places: "Luis Rodriguez is a poet of many tongues, befitting a city of many tongues. He speaks English, Spanish, 'Hip Hop, ' 'the Blues, ' and 'cool jazz.' He speaks in 'mad solos.' He speaks in 'People's Sonnets.' He speaks in the language of protest. He speaks in the language of praise."



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  • ISBN-13: 9780810133648
  • ISBN-10: 0810133644
  • Publisher: Curbstone Press
  • Publish Date: April 2016
  • Page Count: 48
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.8 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15 pounds


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