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Love Revolution - Con Once Poemas En Español - cover

Love Revolution - Con Once Poemas En Español

Robert Tinajero II

Publisher: iUniverse

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Summary

Love Revolution presents a collection of poems by Robert Tinajero. Divided into five sections (three major and two smaller), Tinajeros verses explore a wide range of topics, situations, and emotions, particularly focusing on various types of love.
 
Some excerpts from poems:
 
this is my apology poem
God
im sorry for having written so many poems
and so few praising you
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the love-armies assembled
but i did not enlist
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im tired of soft poems today
i want my words to
jump up and stab a racist cop
put on gloves
sweat and bruise and bleed
help a migrant pick a thorny crop
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so what kind of bullets are you putting in your gun
america?
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if i'm hanging around
the wrong ol' town
i'm a spic
can i be american?

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i'm trying to put into words
the poetry that drips from your body
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may God bless me
with my own
nancy Reagan
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maybe everywhere
is in the middle of nowhere
maybe its all just physics
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what street
will be the last one
my casket rolls through
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pero la realidad es
el amor no es nicamente la belleza
los erticos fuegos en los cielos estrellados de Neruda
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qu saba yo
de la viscosidad del amor?

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