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Jeni De La O

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Jeni De La O is an Afro-Cuban poet and storyteller living in Detroit. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Obsidian, Acentos, Rigorous Magazine, Fifth Wednesday, Gigantic Sequins, Okay Donkey and elsewhere. She is a Poetry Editor for Rockvale Review and organizes Poems in the Park, a warm weather acoustic reading poetry reading series open to all experience levels in Detroit. Jeni also founded Relato:Detroit, the nation’s first bilingual community storytelling event, which seeks to bridge linguistics divides through story. Find her on twitter @jenidelao.

 

from Lady Parts (2019)

M’jita,

To be woman,
drive like heavy snow.
Start stopping early,
take turns careful, carefully.
Hands, ten or two:
whole world blind spot.
Slow, slow: too fast and
you crash, you hurt.
Follow tracks from before;
better still, stay home.

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Lady Parts

by Jeni De La O

5 x 8, 32pgs

perfect bound

poetry

April 2019

$15.00

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April's 4 for $40

includes works by

Alia Wall - Gilded Domestic Cage

TAK Erzinger - Found: Between the Trees

Jeni De La O - Lady Parts

Mohamad Kebbewar - Children of War

5 x 8, 28-44pgs

perfect bound

poetry

April 2019

(regular price $60.00)

$40.00

ends April 15