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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Ortiz, Simon J. After and Before the Lightning. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1994: 49.
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2004
Recent editing: 1:2004/6/30
Other poems by Simon Joseph Ortiz