NARRATIVE SUMMERY. The poem Child of the Americas written by Aurora Levins Morales discusses social diversity. In this poem, the speaker is an American. Aurora Levins Morales “Child of the Americas” Note: This is an autobiographical poem that is an up-to-date and sophisticated reinterpretation of the melting pot. Child of the Americas. I am a child of the Americas, a light-skinned mestiza of the Caribbean, a child of many diaspora, born into this continent at a crossroads.

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I stumbled upon this poem written by Aurora Levins Morales.

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I speak English with passion: Spanish is in my flesh, Ripples from my tongue, lodge in my hips: I am of Latinoamerica, rooted in the history of my continent: I speak from that body.

I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return.

I am not European. Europe lives in me, but I have no home there. My first language was spanglish.

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