Other Seasons by Harold J. Recinos

By Harold J. Recinos

Recinos stumbled on a love for poetry dwelling at the streets after being deserted through immigrant Latino mom and dad. At age 16, a White Presbyterian minister made him a part of his family members and guided him again to varsity. Recinos comprehensive highschool, attended undergraduate tuition in Ohio and later graduate institution in ny, the place he befriended the Nuyorican poet, the overdue Miguel Pinero, who inspired him to put in writing and skim poetry on the Nuyorican poets' cafe. different Seasons is a suite that goals to speak whatever of what's felt via those that stay within the missed contexts of marginality. His poems are like graffiti on public tradition that memorialize and lift to the extent of realization the sweetness and obstinate spirit of employees, moms, grandmothers, brothers, sisters, revolutionaries, undocumented immigrants, and people thought of, even in non secular gatherings, unworthy of affection. Recinos' poetry celebrates and chastises the interior workings of the yankee Dream and strikes readers to increase a compassionate wisdom for the hopes, struggles, and pain of others. His poetry not just expresses outrage and melancholy within the face of unjust pain on the earth, yet he invitations readers to determine the great thing about humans on the edges of society who're too usually invisible.

"Other Seasons is a charming selection of poems approximately different voices, histories, cultures, traditions, events, stories, views, languages, conduct, destinations, and classes in regards to the lives of marginalized humans, whose expanding numbers are contributing to a different development of the 'American Dream.' Recinos' type of Nuyorican poetry, with its personal flows and rhythms, specializes in a geographic house the place races, ethnic teams, religions, nationalities, and time come jointly and bring new insights into envisioning the world."  
--William Luis, Vanderbilt collage; writer of Dance among Cultures: Latino Caribbean Literature Written within the United States 

"Expect to be at the same time increased and humbled by Other Seasons. once more, Recinos positions himself as a latest road bard wielding poetic truths which are lyrical, pleasant, uplifting, and religious. . . . His poems combine the song of the loads, the staccato rhythms of the road, and the guts of humanity as its beat rises above the babble of hatred, pettiness, elitism, and indifference. Recinos' phrases are luminous, respiring laughter, love, desire, and pleasure into a regularly unjust world.
--Louis Mendoza, Arizona country college; writer of A trip round Our the US: A Memoir on biking, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S.

"Recinos' most up-to-date resonates with the presents and struggles of lovely humans at the margins. . . . Recinos demanding situations humans of religion all over to profit from his protagonists simply because within the 'The lady within the Factory,' the 'Campesino,' and the 'Watch Fixer' we see the face of God."
--Efrain Agosto, Professor, big apple Theological Seminary

Harold J. Recinos is professor of Church and Society on the Perkins university of Theology at Southern Methodist college. between fresh guides are Harold J. Recinos, ed. Wading via Many Voices: towards a Theology of Public Conversation (Roman and Littlefield, 2011), Crossing Bridges (Floricanto Press, 2016), between different works. He accomplished the medical professional of Philosophy with honors (PhD) in cultural anthropology in 1993 from the yankee collage in Washington, DC.

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