Poetry Month #4: Ofelia Zepeda As our last poet in our National Poetry Month series, Ofelia Zepeda reads her poetry. Zepeda is a professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her poetry is in both English and Tohono 'O'odham, her native language. She is a member of the Tohono 'O'odham tribe. Her tribe is an important part of her life and her poetry.