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…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store