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Ocho #22: Dear America, Don't Be My Valentine (OCHO #22)

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The call for this edition of OCHO went out as a response to several political events in the Fall-Winter season of 2008-2009. The first, a moment in the Vice Presidential debates early November between Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden, in which both candidates seemed to befriend the gay community while denouncing our right to marry. What an awful laughter relieved ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published February 4th 2009 by CreateSpace
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A Very Powerful Collection of Poems in Response to Oppression

OCHO #22 is one of the finest collections of poetry published by Didi Menendez in her OCHO Series , MiPOesias Magazine. It begins with a strikingly colorful cover well designed and produced by IM Bess and continues from the first to the last page with pungent poems edited by Miguel Murphy. The curatorial theme was that of frustration with the climate of same sex privileges (or lack of same) and each of the poets selected had lessons t
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Feb 06, 2009 Matthew Hittinger rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Got my hard copy of OCHO in the mail. It really is well done. Its size reminds me of a graphic novel. Looking forward to reading it again in physical form.
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