Category Archives: Latin America

Why I Keep This Stuff

Yesterday at the dVerse Poets Pub, Lillian asked us to write about some object we have hanging in our homes.  I have so many things hanging from all sorts of places.  My walls are full, as is every vertical surface.  … Continue reading

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Guadalupe – Our Lady of the Americas

Today is Guadalupe’s Feast day.  As so many people do,  I feel a special affinity with her.  So much so that several years ago I collaborated with my fellow poet and author Kathryn Smith in writing, producing and co-starring in … Continue reading

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Magical Realism

Years ago, reading the cover of Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, I encountered the term ‘magical realism’ for the first time.  Instinctively, I knew exactly what it meant.  I bought the book immediately.  The first page welcomed … Continue reading

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