A collection of coming-of-age poems set in Miami, Florida.
Celia gives an overview of the book:
from "The Summer House"
When we first moved here I thought
the walls would crumble like coffee cake
And the witch would come eat us
I thought about putting someone’s head in the oven
but I couldn’t decide a thing
And if you think I can survive
on Jamba Juice and cigarettes
and poetry books from small independent presses
Celia Lisset Alvarez is a Cuban-American poet from Miami, Florida. Her debut collection of poetry, Shapeshifting (Spire Press, 2006), was the recipient of the 2005 Spire Press Poetry Award. A second collection, The Stones (Finishing Line Press, 2006)...