A collection of old and new poems, written between 1970 up to 2001. The poems selected here provides a journey, an eye for the reader to capture the essence of the Puerto Rican presence in the United States. As one reviewer writes: "Alberto's poetry was written in a time of innocence, rebellion and change. His poems are like short stories full of characters and situations that we can relte to. They have no time barrier and will be read by many generations."