Dena Rash Guzman

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Dena Rash Guzman (born 1972 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a poet living near Portland, Oregon.

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Average rating: 4.58 · 74 ratings · 17 reviews · 5 distinct works
Life Cycle - Poems

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Joseph

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Each poem in this book is a little building using its door as a mouth to invite you to come inside, and its windows as eyes to look at you, and you go inside and then the poem is a city, or maybe a whole country, but in a very subtle way. By subtle I ...more
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“I'm a pioneer, motherfucker.”
Dena Rash Guzman, Life Cycle - Poems

“The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”
Kurt Vonnegut

“Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.”
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

“When life sucks, throw yourself into art.”
Monica Drake, Clown Girl

“Sympathy from strangers can be ruinous.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

“This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body.”
Walt Whitman

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