By Irene Perez,Roberto Cabello-Argandoña
here function portals right into a inner most self dealing with worry and courage—“If you dare startle what’s
inside the wall…”—and into the general public self having a look outwards with compassion—“But one
day/Beyond the noise of all histories . . .”
The Spanish dispersed all through this assortment provides an important pulse to the poet’s love and take care of the beat and rhythm of language. yet at its
core, this paintings stands powerful with which means, encountering good looks, via lyricism, within the past
and within the recognition to the now.
In those sensual, intensely given, occasionally fantastical poems and prose items, we're given
scenes of notion, start and formative years, of a kin uprooted from Puerto Rico to Brooklyn,
landing in Jersey urban and past. In Perez’s global, every little thing is made to count number, the body
passage into white attire, “life fires and hurricanes”, “long hallways marked via doors”, the
astrological effect of the planets in our whirling heavens. Her’s is an unique, colourful and
complex voice, and her poems do honor to our memories.
—Colette Inez, writer of "The Luba Poems."
Cultures collide during this riveting paintings, yet Irene Perez navigates us to defense along with her glittering verse. whereas the area she paints is agridulce, she by no means forgets to sweeten all that's sour.
Get able to be transported.
—Stephanie Elizondo Griest, writer of "Mexican adequate: My lifestyles among the Borderlines."
In and out, up and down, right here and there, then and now, physique and spirit, demanding and gentle, black, white, and hues in among, wind and silence, water and sand, asleep and awake...take turns, subscribe to and separate in those poems and prose paintings to create a tapestry of emotions shared via lyricism and fervour for language.
—Nora de Hoyos Comstock, "Count of Me: stories of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships /Cuenta Conmigo: Historias Conmovedoras de Hermandad y Amistades Incondicionales."
Irene’s brief tales and poems have seemed in Kalyani journal, South Florida Arts magazine, Northern Liberties mild, New Mirage magazine, Acentos evaluate, Ardent, Mangrove, Gulfstreaming
Magazine, lengthy Shot, The Américas evaluate, The Bilingual overview. She has written non-fiction
pieces for Somos Padres: A publication for fogeys and Educators, LatinGirl journal and Críticas. She is presently engaged on her first novel.
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