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Author: CERVANTES, LORNA DEE
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Cervantes, Lorna Dee    Poet's Biography
20 poems available by this author


A UN DESCONOCIDO    Poem Text    
First Line: I was looking for your hai
Subject(s): Infatuation


BENEATH THE SHADOW OF THE FREEWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Across the street -- the freeway
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


CANNERY TOWN IN AUGUST    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: All night it humps the air
Subject(s): Industry; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


CHILDHOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: The man in the booth is talking
Last Line: The day ouyside the window. / boom, agua
Subject(s): Children; Growth; Self; Childhood


DRAWINGS: FOR JOHN WHO SAID TO WRITE ABOUT TRUE LOVE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love; Loss


EMPLUMADA    Poem Text    
First Line: When summer ended
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


FOR VIRGINIA CHAVEZ    Poem Text    
First Line: It was never in the planning
Last Line: To palm them back to living
Subject(s): Friendship; Women


FOUR PORTRAITS OF FIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: I find a strange knowledge of wind
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


FREEWAY 280    Poem Text    
First Line: Las casitas near the gray cannery
Last Line: Or a loose seed
Subject(s): Canneries; Canners


HOTEL    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Loss; Disappointment


LOVE OF MY FLESH, LIVING DEATH    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love


MACHO    Poem Text    
First Line: Slender, you are, secret as rail
Last Line: Remember: the word for machismo is real
Subject(s): Machismo


ON TOURING HER HOMETOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm going away to where I'm from
Last Line: Last condor, last chance
Subject(s): Homecoming; Farewell


PLEIADES FROM THE CABLES OF GENOCIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Tonight I view seven sisters
Subject(s): Pleiades (Constellation)


POEM FOR THE YOUNG WHITE MAN WHO ASKED ME HOW I, AN INTELLIGENT ...    Poem Text    
First Line: In my land there are no distinctions
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; United States - Race Relations


RAISINS    Poem Text    
First Line: Raisins are my currency
Last Line: Memory, feeds / by chance
Subject(s): Raisins


TO MY BROTHER    Poem Text    
First Line: We were so poor
Subject(s): Poverty


UNCLE'S FIRST RABBIT    Poem Text    
First Line: He was a good boy
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Hunting; Rabbits; Hares


VALENTINE    Poem Text    


Y VOLVER    Poem Text    
First Line: Who is to say love
Last Line: Horses' manes, and rides
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of