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A love story beginning in Spanish : poems / by Judith Ortiz Cofer.

Title
A love story beginning in Spanish : poems / by Judith Ortiz Cofer.
Author
Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
Publication
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2005.

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Description
xii, 67 p.; 22 cm.
Contents
Beans : an apologia for not loving to cook -- Before the storm -- Lessons of the past -- A theory of chaos : October 1962 -- Dominoes : a meditation on the game -- From A sailor's wife's journal -- Siempre -- The poet's work -- Here is a picture of me -- That old tune -- First job : the Southern Sweets Sandwich Shop and Bakery -- Notes for my daughter studying math on the morning of a new year -- Where you need to go -- Rice : an ars poetica -- The superstition poems -- The gift of a knife -- The pleasures of fear -- The lesson of the tongue -- La Fulana -- Black silk shirt -- The arms of a good woman -- Old women in their rooms -- The cruel season -- Alms outside the package store, Peachtree Street -- I give you the hibiscus -- Hispanic Barbie with accessories -- Bed-making in a foreign country -- Found poem : charm for the love of a woman -- Saint, hair, water -- The art of scrying : a poem for my birthday -- The calculus of freedom -- Seizing the day -- To understand El Azul -- The names of the dead : an essay on the phrase -- Gifts -- El amor : a story beginning in Spanish.
ISBN
0820327425 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005002716
OCLC
ocm57579180
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries