X is for "The X in My Name"

We're coming in to the homestrech of the A-Z Blogging Challenge and it's time for one of the most difficult letters of the alphabet...that pesky X.  Here's my solution:

The X in My Name (1993)
the poor
of my illiterate
and peasant
giving away
all rights
in a deceiving
contract for life

Francisco X. Alarcon...brilliant.
An interview with Fransisco X. Alarcon for Colorin Colorado where he discusses
his cultural heritage and how it shaped his poetry.  It's long, but good.

TGIF fellow A-Zers...remember whe that was good television?! 


  1. You have done a great job on the A to Z Challenge...
    Jeremy [Retro-Zombie]
    A to Z Co-Host
    My New Book:
    Retro-Zombie: Art and Words

    1. Thanks Retro-Zombie! I had a lot of fun with the challenge.

  2. I am writing a short paper on this poet for an english class and the interview with Mr. Alarcon, really helped me to better understand his poem, "The X in My Name".Thankyou for posting the interview.

    1. You're welcome! I'm glad that the interview was helpful for your paper.


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