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Emerging Voices: Pequeño Ruido by Isa Guzman

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Pequeno Ruido (Small Noises) Atorado/Stuck Language lingers as a cleaver stuck to the bone of a cow’s thigh. II. Mudo/Mute Reaching into one’s own chest to pluck unripe quenepas, praying for a single full sentence. III. El Amor de Mango/The Love of Mango Our skin of mango leaves redden in anticipation of a heart’s first beat. IV. La Luna More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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Emerging Voices: The Poetry of Jessica Molina

[This is a work in progress because Puerto Rico is a work in progress] While at La SOPA, we were prompted to write “187 reasons why Puerto Ricans can’t march in the Puerto Rican Day Parade” inspired More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Emerging Voices: Yolanda L. Rodriguez Responds To The “Buildings” Prompt.

Editors note: This is the sole response to the “Buildings” prompt.   In this room Somewhere In this room hides the center of my gravity. Small,      protected; hurt,          relentless. Ceiling More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Emerging Voices: Translating Frankie & Rey Ruiz in the Snow by Natalie N. Caro

It all begun         dancing. Looking at old things, i wrote a poem on a tattered napkin; it was a memory of those years, and while we laughed i choked back tears. i can’t get used to this. And More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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The Poetry of Rebel Poet: I Come From

I come from. San Juan, Puerto Rico coast at Paseo de la Princesa. I come from an island of mountains and slums, en el Caribe! a paradise in the sun where violence is pastime number one you can fall in love there More...

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By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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#LaSopaNYC: Summer Session II 2016

#LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts Summer Session II:  Saturdays, August 13th through Saturday August 27th. 11 AM – 1 PM Our August 2016 edition consists of two writing workshops over 3 session dates that More...

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By Rich Villar On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Writing Prompts from #LaSoPANYC: “Buildings”

Let’s write with #LaSoPANYC I teach poetry as a means of investigating the world. In metaphorical terms, writing a poem is a journey from home to somewhere else. How many times have you left your house to More...

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By Rich Villar On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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#LaSopaNYC, The School of Poetic Arts: Summer Cycle, Week One Recap

Home of School of Poetic Arts Walk down Avenue C on a given day, past 9th Street, and you will be greeted by a vibrant multicultural and multilingual community, by gardens on two corners, by a brunch spot that once More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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The Poetry of Mario Ponce Pagan: Receta

Receta   I want to die en Borinken! With abuela’s pasteles Receta tattooed under my tongue.   For the Angels to understand why I call upon papa dios every time I had them.   That her pasteles where More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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The Poetry of by Sharon Shaw: An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters

An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters  Tu quieres café? She asked, as I entered her home. Si, mami, I naturally responded. Tu!I know, I know you like mi coffee!! She cheerfully expressed in her Dominican accent. More...