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Viva!

A poem from my new book, and very fitting for what’s going on…. For all you so called “Revolutionists”!

Viva!
Viva la revolucion !

But only after the hours of 9 to 5… 219 more words

Thoughts

SHE STILL IS MY MOTHER

She is an endless topic I write about. For starters her story before I even came into the picture is not only amazing but commendable. Hers is truly to say making something out of literally nothing. 741 more words

Memoir

Lo Opuesto Al Amor No Es El Odio, Es La Apatía

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¿Has tomado en cuenta aquellas situaciones en las cuales tu existencia simplemente eran apáticas en los ojos de otra persona?

Estoy seguro que puedes recalcar esos instantes con facilidad. 755 more words

Is Ignorance Bliss?

Angelina wiped her tears and breathed deeply. Bravely she revealed to the kind lady that death was upon her.  Last month and now again she was plagued with blood.  73 more words

My Date Said Puerto Rican Food Is Boring

Él no sabe nada.

He talked about how he visited Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and he wasn’t impressed by the food. When I asked him what he ate, he said porkchops. 236 more words

Annual Spring Sale

We hit Alexander’s with a vengeance, a mother hen with chicks in tow. Dad had received a refund from the IRS allowing Mom the luxury of buying Easter outfits for our family.  69 more words

house on mango street

Except I don’t live in a house. But my apartment is on a street. Except it’s not mango street. Yet, yesterday, my home was full of Puerto Rican, yellow, juicy, sweet, can’t-get-enough mangos placed in a bowl. 65 more words