Love Letter to an Afterlife (Paperback)

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"Here are poems about papa and place. Poems about family history. Poems that rise from the casket with memories. The rooster turns its head to listen. There is something Dominican that is captured in the beak of each word as this woman moves among her people. She brings lines that are lush and filled with reminders. Yes - 'Someone has set the cat among the pigeons.'"-E. Ethelbert Miller


"The gods have bestowed a blessing on us in this radiant debut collection, LOVE LETTER TO AN AFTERLIFE. Above all else, these poems speak profoundly about survival and preservation of self and family, of language and culture, of memory and identity. These poems put in work, emboldening the many millions of us in the African diaspora in our determination to be, endure, and thrive in the new world. Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi, we sing your name."-Jeffery Renard Allen

Product Details
ISBN: 9781625578037
ISBN-10: 1625578032
Publisher: Black Lawrence Press, Inc.
Publication Date: May 30th, 2018
Pages: 90
Language: English