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Author Hernandez Castillo, Marcelo, 1988- author.

Title Cenzontle : poems / Marcelo Hernandez Castillo ; foreword by Brenda Shaughnessy
Edition First edition
Published Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2018
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Description 1 online resource (108 pages)
Series A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series ; no. 40
A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series ; v. 40
Contents Origin of drowning or Crossing the Rio Bravo -- Immigration interview with Don Francisco -- Esparto, California -- El Frutero -- Chronology of undocumented mothers -- Wetback -- Dear Ramon -- Century of good metal with three prayers -- Sugar -- Rituals of healing -- Fifteen elegies -- Immigration interview with Jay Leno -- Origin of birds -- What you can know iw what you have made -- Origin of prayer and Eden -- Musical in which you and I play all the roles -- Essay on synonyms for tender and a confession -- Dulce -- Bi-glyph -- Azul nocturno: Act 1 scene 1 -- Drown -- Your sweetheart, your scientific theory -- First gesture in reverse -- Gesture and pursuit -- Miss Lonelyhearts -- Nuclear fictions -- Sub-erotica papers -- First wedding dance -- Pulling the moon -- How to grow the brightest geranium -- Origin of theft -- Love poem: a nocturne -- Gesture with both hands tied -- You mujst sing to be found; when found, you must sing -- Rima: notes and observations -- Origin of glass
Summary "A new edition of American contemporary poetry"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 102-103)
Notes Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize
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Subject Gay men -- Poetry.
Immigrants -- United States -- Poetry
Latin Americans -- United States -- Poetry
Undocumented Immigrants.
POETRY -- American -- Hispanic American.
POETRY -- Subjects & Themes -- Family.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
Mexican-American Border Region, setting.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Form Electronic book
Author Shaughnessy, Brenda, 1970- writer of foreword.
BOA Editions, publisher.
ISBN 1942683545
Other Titles Poems. Selections