Lorna Dee Cervantes

Lorna Dee Cervantes is a major Chilean poet. Her writing explores culture, gender, and economics. Her award-winning debut collection Emplumada solidified her reputation. It explores the world of Hispanic women and the roles they take in everyday life. Her next work was From the Cables of Genocide: Poems of Love and Hunger, published in 1992.

Love of My Flesh, Living Death

‘Love of My Flesh, Living Death’ is written by one of the greatest Chicano poets, Lorna Dee Cervantes. This piece is addressed to a symbolic bird that a speaker is fond of.

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