MIRTHA MICHELLE’S Love Poems For Winter

I’m back to share with you some angsty love poems from Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol’s bilingual book of poems, Elusive Loves/ Amores Esquivos, which was released in 2015. In the first post of this four-part series, I mentioned that these poems journey through romantic love by approaching the cycle through the perspective of seasons.  We’ve journeyed through the […]

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Mirtha Michelle’s Tell Me

I’m back to share with you some angsty love poetry from Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol‘s bilingual book of poems, Elusive Loves/ Amores Esquivos, which was released in 2015. In the first post of this four-part series, I mentioned that these poems journey through romantic love by approaching the cycle through the perspective of seasons.  We’ve […]

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Mirtha Michelle’s “The Question” and “Everything”

  Puedo ser tu fuego, pero tienes que prometerme que nunca me apagarás… I could be your flame, but you must promise to never put me out…     Passionate lines such as these mark Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol‘s writing and lend spectacular imagery to her poetry.  Today we continue our journey through the seasons […]

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Mirtha Michelle’s Let’s Live A Love Story

I can’t resist a love story or a love poem.  I came across Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol while browsing poetry by Latinas.  She is an actress, writer and poet; author of the best-selling Letters, To The Men I Have Loved.  Although born in the Dominican Republic, her family moved to the United States when she […]

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6 Children’s Books (Spanglish)

Not that these books are written in ‘Spanglish’!  These six books are written in Spanish and English or Spanish only, but I also have the English version.   I’ve been trying to teach my sons Spanish since they were born.  As little babies I’d sing nursery rhymes to them in Spanish, play games like 5 […]

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Spell April in Books (Tag)

I saw some book tags floating around the blogosphere earlier this year, including one that asked participants to spell the month of February in books (and/ or authors).  We’re a bit past February so I’m doing one for April.  I used a combination of authors’ names to get my month done. APRIL A- Miguel Ángel […]

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