Cuban-American, Dancing On The Hyphen is an adventure into the heart of an immigrant, a potpourri of prose and poetry depicting the story of my coming to the United States. It is seasoned with Cuban history and culture, intertwined with drama and humor.
Primarily, it’s a book of sorrows. The opening sequence is about an imaginary town called Ruination, which is the (dis)location of grief. Next to Ruination is a river, and on the other side of the river is an unnamed town that could be anyone’s hometown. Something happened in the river.
"Continental Breakfast" s a guide to traveling, loving, eating, and worshipping in a late-capitalist American Midwest where brands have an outsize influence on the landscape.
the skin of dreams is a remembering, an offering and a gathering of geographies. Traversing twenty-three years of earth and breath, my first new and collected works roadmaps small town Oklahoma to southside Chicago in compelling poems that question, surprise and dare.
Threed, This Road Not Damascus is about the speaker’s journey with an other-worldly persona, “Three-Breasted Woman.” She boldly defies traditional feminine stereotypes to lead the poet through a rite of passage. The poems are also a commentary on the fear and chaos of the contemporary social landscape.