Alba is a collection of poems written
over many years and is a series dealing with the
social ramifications of the military coup in Chile
in 1973. It is a first-hand account through poetry
to describe the struggles of living through the
Chilean coup of 1973 and the 17 year military-led
dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
Other poems deal with people
threatened by another’s personal happiness, whether
out of jealousy or hate, that will do anything in
their power to destroy it.
The lastly, Alba,
delves into unrequited love and having to live in
the shadows due to the views and punishments of a