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Poetry in The Branches: Day of Decima

Poetry and Music featuring Eddie Rosa, with the singing poets, trovadores, and traditional musicians, jìbaros, of Puerto Rico
Date and Time: 
December 9, 2000 - 2:00PM
Event Location: 
Kingsbridge Regional Branch Library 280 West 231st Street (at Corlear Avenue)

Utilizing a strict ten-line meter and rhyme structure, Puerto Rican decima is part of a tradition that thrives throughout Latin America, the Carribean, and Latino communities in the United States. If you missed these improvising poets at the first People’s Poetry Gathering, don’t wait for the next; join us for this celebration of a Day of Decima.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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