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Writer Quiara Alegría Hudes Takes Stage and Screen by Storm

Quiara Alegría Hudes has my full attention. Her screenplay for In the Heights, her memoir My Broken Language, and her plays. In 2012, Water by the Spoonful, won a Pulitzer Prize. Quiara was born in the United States to a Puerto Rican mother and a Jewish American father. Hudes tells Caribbean-American stories that previously were […]

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Humor, writing

Pachyderm in the Privy

A poem of support, to amuse and to talk about the large animal in the room. The Pachyderm in the Privy How a pachyderm landed in the privy I don’t knowSeems quite awkward a place for him to goNow that he’s there he’s blocking the flowEver since he appeared several years ago. I know it’s […]

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