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Baja La Voz (Lower Your Voice)

You think I betrayed you,

Trading in ParaTu Futuro Esposo cookbooks

for feminist manifestos

Regurgitating words you spent decades swallowing

Cortando cebollas and boiling anger… 56 more words


You look beautiful

Scrunching your father’s thick brows

Your hands’ descendants of Quimbaya goldsmiths

Cup beneath my hardened cheeks

Smear kidnapped tears into your open pores… 34 more words


You taught me how to over exercise self-pity

How to pretend to hate myself

Until everyone around me does

How to gaze at the world… 35 more words

Origin Stories

Dad says our last name is Spaniard

He calls mom india

Upset her by reminding her

Of her fathers birthplace in the mountains

I’m named after la abuelita Anasofia… 76 more words

Manuel E. Restaurant - Queens, NY

Manuel E. Restaurant is a small Ecuadorian restaurant located in Jamaica, Queens. My mother had gone out the night before and lets just say she had a small headache the next day. 58 more words


La Colonia, 2205 Central Ave. NE

The first bit of good news about La Colonia Columbian & Ecuadorian restaurant is the large parking lot in back, complete with a rear entrance. Parking on Central can be a bit of a challenge. 494 more words



34-06 36th Ave | Astoria, NY 11106 | (347) 507-1286

When a restaurant is named something as simple as “Ecuadorian Place II” you know they’re about one thing..good homestyle cooking. 47 more words