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Leo Romero's books include the poetry collections Agua Negra (Ahsahta Press, 1981), Celso (Arte Publico Press, 1984), Going Home Away Indian (Ahsahta Press, 1990) and the short story collection Rita and Los Angeles (Bilingual/Review Press). --Order from Amazon.com: Celso || order Going Home Away Indian || order Rita & Los Angeles.
With his wife, the painter Elizabeth Cook, he runs and owns Santa Fe's premier used book store, Books and More Books. Leo Romero says of his work: "Writing poetry for me has been a way of giving myself an identity. In a way I see it as having formed the ground on which I stand; it has created a past from where I come, and as such it allows me to move on to the future with confidence of who I am. "
The following poems are part of the on-going search for the identity of a poet