My name is Alejandra, and I am first-generation Mexican-American, born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Women’s Studies from Boston University.
I currently live along the lower Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, and I work in nonprofit association management.
I am an INFJ
Aside from writing, I like to dance, read, make jewelry, and sketch.
I’ve created this site specifically to interact with those that love poetry. Anything else you want to know contact me agarza at alum dot bu dot edu
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I was first introduced to the work of Alexander Calder as a child, when I decided I would read the encyclopedia that my parents placed in my room after I asked for a television! From the first volume of that encyclopedia, letter A, I discovered, among many subjects: Africa, Amazon, astronomy, ancient civilizations, and art. Under “Art” there was Calder. I had never seen anything so beautiful in my young life. I’ve yet to see “Red Petals” in person, but I have been fortunate enough to have seen much of Calder’s other work.
When I write a poem, I hope to make it as beautiful as Red Petals.