Monthly Archives: January 2015

Jan 12 Anonymous: Kansas I

I’m continuing my voices of diversity this month. I did some digging in my American anthology of literature and ran across something called “corridos”. They are a type of fast-paced song created by the Mexican American peoples who herded cattle … Continue reading

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Jan 10 Garrett Hongo: The Hongo Store 29 Miles Volcano Hilo, Hawaii

I was interested in exploring diverse voice during the month of January. Voices that don’t get heard as much as others. Garrett Hongo is Asian American and from the poem the reader can tell that he grew up in the … Continue reading

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Jan 3 Gwendolyn Brooks: A Black Wedding Song

It’s a new year and with the new year comes a new blog post. I’ve become quite negligent of this post much to my dismay. With life comes challenges and sometimes the things we love the most must take a … Continue reading

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