Word Up! Hope for Youth Poetry from El Centro de la Raza

$13.00 each

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The children of the Hope for Youth Poetry Workshop demonstrate that poetry is also a way of building community and generating power. These poems speak to us and our children, and give us hope for the future.

Available in paperback. Zoe Anglesey (Chicana), ¡Word Up! Hope for Youth Poetry from El Centro de la Raza. 1992.

As Father Ernesto Cardenal, the great Nicaraguan poet and teacher and inspiration for this book says, “I think that everyone, being human, is a poet, like all birds sing.” The children of the Hope for Youth Poetry Workshop demonstrate that poetry is also a way of building community and generating power. These poems speak to us and our children, and give us hope for the future.