A Tribute to my Mother and Chispas (Sparks)

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April 2015

ChispasBook signings are a big deal in the publishing world. Well-known authors often make the rounds to large bookstores as well as boutique settings and pen their names — and, perhaps, a brief inscription — to what they trust will be their next best-seller.
I recently received an autographed book that will have a special place in my library for years to come. The writer won’t appear on a New York Times list. The book can’t be purchased online or at a local store. And even though there is no tag on the back, I’m not sure there’s a way to set a price anyhow.
Chispas! (Spanish for sparks) is a collection of poems from Ramona Enriquez, who is one of our Mission:Dignity recipients. She has been writing for a long time and this compilation has an assortment of her musings over the past three decades. In order to preserve what Ramona…

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