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The White Professor Holds Forth on Indians
Wind breathes the snow horizontal, And then a tiny miracle, tossed like coins
And then a tiny miracle, tossed like coins
Printed in the Spring/Summer 2000 issue of CLR
Lisa D. Chavez is a Chicana Mestiza born in Los Angeles on the winter solstice, and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Her first book of poetry, Destruction Bay, was published by West End Press, and her second, In An Angry Season, was published by the University of Arizona Press (Camino del Sol). She's had poems published in The Americas Review, The Colorado Review, Blue Mesa Review and Prairie Schooner among other places, and had poems included in the anthologies Floricanto Si! A Collection of Latina Poetry (Penguin), The Floating Borderlands: 25 Years of U.S. Hispanic Literature (University of Washington Press), and American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Press). Her creative nonfiction—part of a longer memoir-in-progress—has appeared in Fourth Genre, The Clackamas Literary Review and other places.
She teaches at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque.
Published by Clackamas Literary Review, in print and on the web at
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