Summer 2020 Poetry Selections: Encantada by Michelle Otero

A version of this poem was created for the Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat, September, 2014

By Michelle Otero

Michelle Otero is the poet laureate of Albuquerque (2018–2020) and the author of the forthcoming Bosque (UNM Press, 2021). Originally from Deming, New Mexico, she holds a bachelor of arts in history from Harvard College and an master of fine arts in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.