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Riverbed of Memory : Pocket Poets Series - Daisy Zamora

Riverbed of Memory

Pocket Poets Series

By: Daisy Zamora, Barbara Paschke (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9780872862739
Number Of Pages: 132

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These are poems written mostly in a time of war, and rooted in the land and people of Nicaragua. Zamora draws deep portraits of women of all classes, often using her own body as a metaphor and starting point. Recalling the years of revolution and resistance to U.S. intervention, she follows the riverbed of her memories through the land of her childhood, mourns the devastation of war, and illuminates the heroic lives of ordinary men and women.

Daisy Zamora was program director of clandestine Radio Sandino during the revolution and later served as vice-minister of Culture in the Sandinista government.

Introduction
At the Foot of the Goddessp. 3
Door in my Memoryp. 5
What Hands through My Handsp. 9
Downpourp. 13
Hand Mirrorp. 17
Familyp. 19
Old Shoesp. 21
Cheers, Old Manp. 23
Reflecting on my Feetp. 25
Beloved Aunt Chofip. 29
Pregnancyp. 39
Childbirthp. 41
Daughterp. 45
Maria Denisep. 47
Lullaby for a Dead Newbornp. 49
Razed Earthp. 51
Beloved Voicesp. 53
Catp. 55
Another Timep. 57
The Waitress (1)p. 59
Seamstressp. 63
The Waitress (2)p. 65
Otilia Ironingp. 67
The Waitress (3)p. 71
Girl with Umbrellap. 73
Faithful Housewifep. 75
Litanies for La Chanitap. 77
Deathly Makeupp. 81
Blanca Arauzp. 85
Let Me Talk about My Womenp. 87
Photo Captionp. 95
Back in Mexico Cityp. 99
50 Verses of Love and an Untold Confession for Ernesto Cardenalp. 103
Scattered Squadp. 109
And I Cursed the Moonp. 113
A Report on the Protest in front of the United States Embassy by the Pino Grande Movementp. 115
The Coconut Vendorp. 119
The Newsboyp. 123
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780872862739
ISBN-10: 0872862739
Series: Pocket Poets Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: City Lights Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 16.1 x 12.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.13

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