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Losing Miami is an experiment in grieving the potential loss of Miami to rising sea levels. What are we losing if we lose Miami, a seemingly impossible city formed out of Caribbean migration and the transformation of language? This book asks how we cope with loss at such a grand scale, all while the world continues to rapidly change
Paperback, 138 pages
Published February 15th 2019 by Civil Coping Mechanisms
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I like the idea of this poetry but definitely am not quite able to grasp what it is I'm reading. I would like more context on Miami and its connection to Cuban exiles and bilingualism. But also poetry is just not for me - at least this style. The Losing Miami poems were the strongest in my opinion and I admittedly skimmed over the rest.
I feel cheated by consequences I cannot fully comprehend. I feel guilty enough in causation but unequipped to remedy my/our actions. This is a deep and slow r...more