Tag Archives: Ada Limón

A Poem for Women’s History Month

Ada Limón (1976- ) is the author of Lucky Wreck, The Carrying, Bright Dead Things, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Sharks in the Rivers.  _________________________ To read her poem, How to Triumph Like a Girl, click

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A Poem for Dia da Saudade

I was intrigued by the Brazilian Dia da Saudade, which was roughly translated as “Longing for What is Absent Day” so I went in search of a poem which might illustrate the feeling, and found “Before” by Ada Limón, which I … Continue reading

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