Maritza Rivera Cohen


He was born José Nuñez
in the 20's in Cuba
but in Manhattan in the 50's
he was Joe Noon
with a thin mustache
and dark tie to match
dancing Mambo
at the Palladium.

"Yo me llamo José"
he would say
with a charming smile
but no matter
how he tried
could never lose
the accent.

Maritza Rivera Cohen
Maritza Rivera Cohen has been writing poetry in both English and Spanish for nearly 40 years. She is the author of About You, has been published in literary magazines, anthologies and online publications, and has been sharing her work in poetry venues in the DC, MD, and VA area for the past ten years.



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