Ciento Word Love Poems Flavored by the author s Chicana and Native American roots this poetry collection explores eroticism and sensuality while keeping to the confines of words Simultaneously intelligent and humorous

  • Title: Ciento: 100 100-Word Love Poems
  • Author: Lorna Dee Cervantes
  • ISBN: 9780916727840
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Flavored by the author s Chicana and Native American roots, this poetry collection explores eroticism and sensuality while keeping to the confines of 100 words Simultaneously intelligent and humorous, this book investigates the themes of passion and desire as it conveys intense political ideas and reactions Written by a woman of color, this compilation will resonate withFlavored by the author s Chicana and Native American roots, this poetry collection explores eroticism and sensuality while keeping to the confines of 100 words Simultaneously intelligent and humorous, this book investigates the themes of passion and desire as it conveys intense political ideas and reactions Written by a woman of color, this compilation will resonate with audiences beyond her race and ethnicity.

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    1. Lorna Dee Cervantes’ Ciento is a collection of love poems. 100 word poems in fact. I’ve written one 100-word response, although I could use many more—100 glimpses of heart entwinement, object obsessions, tender speeches, & sexy topic switches. To nature, to color, to conversation & to language, to latitude, to radiance, to technology & oddity, to chaos & poverty. Elevated, thoughtful words collected to bring lofty morale to readers who might find themselves low.10,000 words [...]

    2. The form of the book--100 poems of 100 words--gives these poems unity, but the form is also used as a crutch for lacking content. The better poems reject the over-present speaker and push against repetitious form and self-satisfied repletion (see 100 Words for a Star vs. 100 Words to Google). More often than otherwise, these poems are abrasively repetitious in word choice and syntax variety. I am still grimacing at the overuse of "Baby," an okay term of endearment that never gets complicated ove [...]

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