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Sunday, December 14, 2014
Craig Santos Perez, from "understory" (Split this Rock poem of the week)
From Hawai'i Review special online issue, Write for Ferguson. With special thanks to editors Anjoli Roy and No'u Revilla.
Used with permission.
Craig Santos Perez is a native Chamoru from the Pacific Island of Guåhan (Guam). He is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Creative Writing Program in the English Department at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa.
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