A Crown for Gumecindo by Laurie Ann Guerrero, Paintings by Maceo Montoya
Poetry. Art. Latino/Latina Studies.
Dedicated and addressed to the poet's grandfather, A CROWN FOR GUMECINDO is a heroic crown of sonnets that chronicles the first year of grief experienced due to the loss of the family patriarch. Through 15 linked sonnets, Guerrero offers readers a layered experience of the tender and often shocking revelations of grief. Visual artist and poet Maceo Montoya contributes 15 original paintings inspired by Guerrero's sonnets.