Alabanza New and Selected Poems, 1982-2002

ISBN-10: 0393326217

ISBN-13: 9780393326215

Edition: 2003

Authors: Martin Espada

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Martin Espada is the winner of an American Book Award & a finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle Award. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Mrs. Baez Serves Coffee on the Third Floor
Tato Hates the New York Yankees
Heart of Hunger
Jim's Blind Blues
Trumpets from the Islands of Their Eviction
Toque de queda: Curfew in Lawrence
El senor esta muerto
From an Island You Cannot Name
Mariano Explains Yanqui Colonialism to Judge Collings
Again the Mercenaries: Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 4th of July 1982
La tormenta
The Right Hand of a Mexican Farmworker in Somerset County, Maryland
Leo Blue's and the Tiger Rose
Watch Me Swing
The Moon Shatters on Alabama Avenue
La tumba de Buenaventura Roig
Rebellion is the Circle of a Lover's Hands (Pellin and Nina)
The Savior is Abducted in Puerto Rico
The New Bathroom Policy at English High School
Portrait of a Real Hijo de Puta
Cheo Saw an Angel on Division Street
Latin Night at the Pawnshop
Two Mexicanos Lynched in Santa Cruz, California, May 3, 1877
Revolutionary Spanish Lesson
The Intelligence of Scavengers
After the Flood in Chinandega
The Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry Stomp
Federico's Ghost
The Florida Citrus Growers Association Responds to a Proposed Law Requiring Handwashing Facilities in the Fields
Jorge the Church Janitor Finally Quits
The Hidalgo's Hat and a Hawk's Bell of Gold
The Lover of a Subversive is Also a Subversive
Coca-Cola and Coco Frio
Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper
City of Coughing and Dead Radiators
Courthouse Graffiti for Two Voices
Mi Vida: Wings of Fright
The Broken Window of Rosa Ramos
The Legal Aid Lawyer Has an Epiphany
DSS Dream
White Birch
The Other Alamo
The Skull Beneath the Skin of the Mango
When Songs Become Water
Imagine the Angels of Bread
The Owl and the Lightning
Cada puerco tiene su sabado
The Pinata Painted with a Face Like Mine
Do Not Put Dead Monkeys in the Freezer
The Bouncer's Confession
Soliloquy at Gunpoint
My Cockroach Lover
The Meaning of the Shovel
Thieves of Light
Offerings to an Ulcerated God
My Native Costume
Her Toolbox
When the Leather is a Whip
Because Clemente Means Merciful
The Prisoners of Saint Lawrence
All the People Who are Now Red Trees
Sleeping on the Bus
The Fugitive Poets of Fenway Park
Hands Without Irons Become Dragonflies
My Name is Espada
The Shiny Aluminum of God
My Father as a Guitar
For the Jim Crow Mexican Restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Where My Cousin Esteban was Forbidden to Wait Tables Because He Wears Dreadlocks
A Mayan Astronomer in Hell's Kitchen
The Community College Revises its Curriculum in Response to Changing Demographics
The Death of Carmen Miranda
Genuflection in Right Field
Prisoner AM-8335 and His Library of Lions
Companero Poet and the Surveillance of Sheep
I Apologize for Giving You Poison Ivy by Smacking You in the Eye with the Crayfish at the End of My Fishing Line
The River Will Not Testify
En la calle San Sebastian
Now the Dead Will Dance the Mambo
Offering of Stones
Sheep Haiku
Circle Your Name
Searching for La Revolucion in the Streets of Tijuana
Sing Zapatista
Parole Hearing
How I Became the Rare Iguana Delicatissima of the Caribbean
The Monsters at the Edge of the World
Inheritance of Waterfalls and Sharks
The Poet in the Box
The Matchbook-Poet and his Scintilla of Fire
Ghazal for Open Hands
Alabanza: In Praise of Local 100
Biographical Note
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