The New York Public Library presents ¨Poetry of the Americas¨

In honor of National Library Week and Poetry Month this special event celebrates the poetry of The Americas featuring dramatic readings by distinguished poets Rafael Courtoisie, Dinapiera Di Donato, Margarita Drago, Manuel Adrián López, José Luis Quesada, and Lila Zemborain, followed by a discussion. A few of the poets traveled to New York specially for this event. The […]

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A poem…

Cave-like interior Brownish craters Embalm the body Watching swallows flying low Over his cracked head Clay images Hollow Bursting As he walks down Park Avenue Inappropriate clothing Improper stare A solitary man.   Manuel Adrian Lopez

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A poem…

They were not expecting a red carpet affair They didn’t want to borrow twenty bucks They had enough food in the refrigerator To last them a good three months They learned a few lessons in the city Loneliness took on a new dimension And those they once called friends Vanished Afraid that the new arrivals […]

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