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JO A REYES-BOITEL

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Literary Arts Samples

 
the banyan tree
Poetry, 2013
A beginning series of poems to be read as a novel in poem form (5 pieces included here). This series follows the main character, Oya, from West Africa through the middle passage and slavery and ends in modern day south coastal Texas.

first of five pieces

 
wedding day
Poetry, 2013
second of five pieces

 
Ochosi cuts Oya's hair
Poetry, 2013
third of five pieces

 
Rules
Poetry, 2013
fourth of five pieces

 
Chan Chan
Poetry, 2013
fifth of five pieces

 

 
 
     
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