Oscar Mireles

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Oscar Mireles (b.1955) has been writing poetry for the past 25 years. He is the editor of two anthologies titled 'I didn't know there were Latinos in Wisconsin: 20 Hispanic Poets' (Focus Communications,1989) and 'I didn't know there were Latinos in Wisconsin: 30 Hispanic Writers' (Focus Communications,1999) . He produced a chapbook titled 'Second ...
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Assassination Day
In the seventh grade in 1968,
playing football on the school playground
I heard that
Martin Luther King Jr.
Lost And Found Language
It started in 1949, when my oldest brother
came home from school
in Racine, Wisconsin
after flunking kindergarten
Slanted Eyes Are Beautiful...Slanted Eyes Are Beautiful! ! !
a Korean woman
had been sitting
in my cultural awareness class,
for an hour,
Fathers Day Poem (...A Day Late...)
Father’s Day Poem

My children are old enough
to know it is Father Day
A “z” Is More Then The Last Letter Of The Alphabet…
My father proudly showed me
his new birth certificate
that had our last name Mireles
spelled with a “z”


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