"The African who Awakens and Sings" ( Luz Argentina Chiriboga)

"The African who awakens and sings is the one that inhabits my body is the one that runs through mestiza America loading coconuts, seeds and times we have broken the imposed boundaries"

"The African who awakens and sings
is the one that inhabits my body
is the one that runs through mestiza America
loading coconuts, seeds and times
we have broken the imposed boundaries"

Ecuador / ?

Luz Argentina Chiriboga is one of the first Afro-Ecuadorian writers to recognize and discuss the intersections between African and Hispanic cultures. Pictured is her 2009 novel, En la Noche del Viernes (On Friday Night).