Real Supergirl's Reviews > Poetry Like Bread, New Expanded Edition: Poets of the Political Imagination from Curbstone Press

Poetry Like Bread, New Expanded Edition by Martin Espada
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Jan 23, 10

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An excellent anthology of distinctly political poetry. Translated from Spanish and mostly by Central American poets, these works are by poets I would never have found otherwise, and include Espada's work himself, which is equally wonderful. What I love is that it captures the heart and soul of the working classes, and shows brilliantly how poetry can be found - I would argue even NEEDS to be found - in day to day, mundane existence.

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