Loving in the War Years: Lo Que Nunca Pasó Por Sus Labios - Pages 70 - 80 Summary & Analysis

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"Minds"

"Hearts": Moraga contemplates how one can recover from a war of which no one ever really knew. She is referring to the battles that have cost the lives—literally and figuratively—of members of various oppressed groups, like women and homosexuals.

"No Born-Again Children": Moraga compares herself with the brother of her lover. When he was twelve years old, he was run over and killed by a train. Moraga, figuratively, is in the same position, for she places herself at the mercy of a society which hates and persecutes homosexuals.

"November Again": The poem's narrator sees a woman dancing around on the beach, naked and joyful. She considers telling the woman to cover up but instead she passes by her, picks up a stone, licks it clean, and takes it home.

"You Call It, 'Amputation'": Using the image...

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