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D tortured by Guatemalan death suads and spared by the mysterious English speaking man who led them when he found out she was a Yanui Anna Mae Auash Chico Mendes and Comandante speaking man who led them when he Found Out She Was A Yanui Anna out she was a Yanui Anna Auash Chico Mendes and Comandante of the Zapatistas There is a letter to the Pope castigating him for allowing the souls of downtrodden women to go to Hell There is a love letter to her native Chicago lamenting its gentrification There are many poems of love of her son and her mother There is a celebration of a woman who leaves her abusive husband There is a demand for a man to love his wife when the physical attraction and motional connection fades She sings praises for Tatehuari the supreme god of the Huichol people and Papantla Flyer a sacred game of the Totonacs There are memories of being refused service in a diner for being Mexican and of disappointment when she found out that Cleopatra was not black I really wanted to like this collection because the first poem in this compilation is one of my favorites But it just wasn t there for me Perhaps the blurb on the back of the book that describes her poetry as revealing an unwavering commitment to social justice should have tipped me off I just don t like to mix my politics with poetry I cherish the poetry in this book because it is so pure It feels like hom. Days as a writer who once wrote poems in a basement with no heat through the tenderness of motherhood and bitterness of loss to the strength of love itself which can make the impossible a simple act Radiant with keen perception wit and urgency sometimes rotic often funny this inspiring collection sounds the unmistakable voice of a woman on fire And Worthy Than Stone. worthy than stone. Simmering with passion and politics Ana Castillo writes from a heart bursting with love for her country and her people I thoroughly njoyed this collection and am ager to read of her work Admitting that she is unschooled in writing

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writes from passion for xploring race of her work Admitting that she is unschooled in writing but writes from her passion for Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies exploring race and gender in her writing her words pull at you shake you and soothe you all at once If you love Neruda AllendeLorcat al you ll love Ana Castillo Beautiful Disturbing Erotic Perturbing Visceral I read this in one day during my daily commute from one nd of Chicago to the other Loved this collection of poetry which in some parts read like short stories Really hoping for another Ana Castillo poetry collection to be published in the future I ask the impossible love me forever Love me when all desire is gone Love me with the single mindedness of a monk When the world in its ntirety and all that you hold sacred advise you against it love me still When rage fills you and has no name love me When The Power Of A Choice each step from your door to our job tires you love me and from job to home again love me love me Love me when you re bored whenvery woman you see is beautiful than the last or pathetic love me as you always have not as admirer or judge but with the compassion you save for yourself. An Anchor Books OriginalCherished for her passionate fiction and xuberant ssays the author hailed by Julia Alvarez as una storyteller de primera and by Barbara Kingsolver in The Los Angeles Times as impossible to resist returns to her first lovepoetryto reveal an unwavering commitment to social justice and a fervent mbrace of the sensual worldWith the poems in I As. In your solitude Love me as you relish your loneliness the anticipation of Your Death Mysteries Of death mysteries of flesh as it tears and mends Love me as your most treasured childhood memory and if there is none to recall imagine one place me there with you Love me withered as you loved me new Love me as if I were forever and I will make the impossible In much poetry I seek that phrase line or verse that is memorable multi layered and ver revealing I did not find this in this volume The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right excepting perhaps the title phrase and its poem on love But what I did find were penetrating observations about patriarchy colonialism and urbane modernity Plus a few shared memories about Chicago San Francisco and the Southwest Castillo sees and feels for all of us and presents these simultaneously personal and universal insights inveryday discourse instead of with unnecessary artifice Love me as your most treasured childhood memory and if there is none to recall imagine one place me there with you Love me withered as you loved me newI love the first poem in this book Really Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling enjoyed the poetry and I usually don t care that much for poetryGreat books These poems were beautiful They combine personal and political passions and stories There are tributes to Dianna Ortiz a US nun raped an. K the Impossible Castillo celebrates the strength that is a womanburied deep in her heart Whether memorializing real life heroines who have risked their lives for humanity spinning a lighthearted tale for her young son or penning odes to mortals gods goddesses Castillos poems arelouent and rich with insight She shares over twelve years of poetic inspiration from her.

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