Rio-Grande-de-Loiza,-Julia-de-Burgos's-poem-MainPhoto

Rio-Grande-de-Loiza,-Julia-de-Burgos's-poem-MainPhoto
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Mamiverse will be quizzing you on the historic Latinas who opened countless doors for all of us. Let us know how you did.

Q: Which Puerto Rican poet is the writer behind the poem “Rio Grande de Loiza?”

A: Julia de Burgos. The Puerto-Rican born poet is known as one of the greatest poets—male or female—of Latina America. She is also known for her pieces Poema Para Mi Muerte, and is the namesake of the street Julia de Burgos Way in Harlem.

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