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Jarita Davis

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth



Contents

• Foreword, by Christopher Larkosh
• Preface
• 1
• Dreaming in Crioulo, or Why I Romanticize the Old Country
• Joseph Silva Barboza, a Portrait
• Another Homecoming
• Dress Whites
• Ana Left the Old Country
• The Children, Their Darkness
• Defining the Morna
• While Listening to Cesaria Evora
• Atlantic Coasts
• Corn
• Return Flights
• 2
• The Woman Who Cleans Fish
• The Wedding Feast, Brava 1926
• Harvesting a Return
• Alone in Plymouth
• Swimming Lessons
• Nantucket Sleigh Ride
• The Scrimshander
• 3
• One Criolinha Speaks
• You Cannot Prepare for This Trip
• Impressions in Stone
• Arrival
• At Midnight You Board the Boat to Brava
• The Rainy Season
• Meeting Mano and M
ãeVinda
• This is Someone Else's Life
• We Four Harvest Mangoes
• Mangoes
• I Am Twenty-eight Today
• In the Field
• Santa Maria das Dores, Sal
• That Last Night
• Departure
• Cape Verde Has Been Slipping from Me
• 4
• Vista from the Schoolhouse Steps
• Djiny Describes the Festival of S
ão João
• Tonight
• Seven Hesitations of Maria DeSilva
• Sara Andrade Lobo, Age Seven
• Each Evening
• Jos
é Fishing in Fajã d'Água
• Acknowledgments •Glossary

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