Being Bilingual as a Way of Life

Achy Obejas’ new collection expands our sensibilities

Boomerang Bumerán written by Achy Obejas.

“I and I alone spoke up and cried for insurrection and change,” says the speaker in “Boomerang, After Aimé Césaire,” the opening poem of Boomerang/Bumerán, a bilingual collection by Achy Obejas, published in 2021. In this book, the boomerang functions as both a thematic and formal motif. Several poems bear the title…

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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Poetry, politics, author’s rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Writer. Educator. rrgould.hcommons.org. Support my work ☕ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rrgould