Chicano Poet

Friday, December 16, 2005


Homage To The Chicana Poet Rebecca Flores

She is three years old,
she is sixteen years old,
she is twenty-three years old,

she is sixty years old,
she is Sappho,
Christina Rosetti,

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson,
H.D., Gertrude Stein, Anne Bradstreet,
Dorothy Parker, Elizabeth Bishop,

Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath,
Vangie Vigil, Lorna Dee Cervantes,
Carmen Tafolla, SHE, IS, REBECCA FLORES, POET.

2 Comments:

At 7:51 AM, Blogger Carlos said...

I have to admit I haven't read anything by Rebecca Flores, however I do like this poem, where can I find her works?

 
At 10:25 AM, Blogger RC said...

Rebecca Flores used to go by the name of Rebecca Gonzales before should took back her maiden name.Her book Slow Work To The Rythym Of Cicadas ranks right at the top of Chicana poets.

 

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