The Chronicles of Heritage Series
Meet the Spanish In Me – Chapter 1 in The Chronicles of Heritage
I don't reserve any one part of my heritage to an assigned part of me. In other words, I want to...
A Figure in Spanish History – Chapter 2 in The Chronicles of Heritage
Continued from Chapter 1 - "Meet the Spanish In Me"... Spain's dictator from 1939 - 1975,...
Stories Handed Down – Chapter 3 in The Chronicles of Heritage
Continued from Chapter 2 "A Figure in Spanish History"... In the previous two chapters, I...
The Lives that We Create – Chapter 4 in The Chronicles of Heritage
Exiled from Spain, my grandfather created a new life in the Dominican Republic.
Discovering Love in a New Land – Chapter 5 in The Chronicles of Heritage
Continued from Chapter 4 in "The Chronicles of Heritage"... I enjoy a good love story. Thing is,...
Reasons that Reunite Families – Chapter 6 in The Chronicles of Heritage
Continued from Chapter 5 in The Chronicles of Heritage... During the 1940s, the area of Punta Cana...
What City is an Island but not a Loner?
Can you tell what city this poem is about? Its recent history and forward-thinking culture impressed me as much as its beauty did.
From One Cycle to the Next – A Birthday Poem
Today my birthday marks for me the beginning of a new 7-year cycle. This poem gives an idea of how I’m viewing this particular birthday and place along my journey.
I Could Gaze at Her Forever
There are so many things in nature that we could sit and look at… forever. This is my favorite of all.
In the Company of Silence
This poem came to me while I lay in bed one night, listening to the light rain outside. Its way of thinking about silence, delighted me.
The Sea of Time
Time is like a sea, Each minute a drop, each second a grain of salt, Seemingly separate, up close...
The Sea and Me
Dear sea, do you hear me? Do you hear me typing? What do you think and feel about how I sound? Do...
Perception of Presence
This poem was inspired by the view of an angel statue in the historic center of Valencia, Spain.
A Poem for Me, A Poem for You
This poem is about the experience of being present.
Open, Open wide Receiving from beauty all around Behold - I see beauty within me And open wide to...
Poetry & Ponderings
The first book by Amalia R. Maloney Del Riego, “Poetry & Ponderings” is a thought-provoking collection of poems and short essays written over a period of two years. These life and travel inspired writings center upon the human nature and ability to open ourselves to questions without answers and the inspiration of pondering together our experiences.