Hands Off My Plums

[from the Churchmouse After Hours Coffeehouse chronicles] Chicano poet Alberto Ríos, who served as Arizona’s first poet laureate from 2013-2015, grew up in the U.S. near the Mexican border, speaking Spanish at home and English at school. The result, he says in an essay written about him for the Poetry Foundation website, was the creationContinue reading “Hands Off My Plums”