For openers, here is a space where English and Spanish will live comfortably side by side. If you are monolingual in English, don't worry, skip the Spanish posts, or if you are intrigued, try to figure them out. Same goes for persons monolingual in Spanish. Try the English. It won't hurt you. This is a postmodern world so let's enjoy it and not get hung up in local, regional and linguistic differences.
My most recent book, "Resolana," co-authored with Miguel Montiel and Tomás Atencio, is concerned with families and communities trying to live with dignity in a globalized world where goods are more important than people. It isn't a book of poems or about poetry, yet, in a sense, "Resolana" is related to poetry because (more…)