Category cholo

Poem: To The Primo I Never Knew

To the primo I never knew To live and die by the gun The calling of the streets Crawling under the rug The subway rats creeping in the fog Catch you slipping like a deep sleep Fingers on the trigger light up the streets For a moment reality creeps in A fight breaks out from […]

POEM: TO ALL THOSE THAT I KNEW

To all those that I knew Taken away from the arms of love ones Taken by the barrel of the gun Oppressed from the reality of self All for one piece of land Which belonged to a system and not one Yet to die and to live was but a vapor in this land Oppressed […]

POEM: THEY CALLED HIM PUPPET

Brought to this country His parents had dreams dreams of a future all together Mi hijo a llegado said the father From the motherland he traveled Through the desert he struggled The miles traveled would soon disappear For the joy of his father would appear He is here the joy resounded in the small home […]

POEM: A CYCLE

Like a cycle The story is never ending A drunk of a father A mother consumed by the power of the unknown drugs And yet there you see on the floor A baby with no hope from within As he grows all you see is a house filled with the darkness of no love Yet […]

POEM: THE DARKNESS SO HEAVY

This night I will never forget How in a twinkling of an eye darkness filled the air A Vato so strong I had become Meeting those cats would be what I had wished There I stood in their midst But darkness filled the air that very night I felt their evil all around me I […]

POEM: FACE TO FACE WITH THE PAST

Face to face with the past His back turned this is my chance Do I take the chance? Do I take revenge? Today I will take another cholo down Our eyes lock his spirit is awaken Face to face we find ourselves with our past Do you remember me I ask? No, not quiet he […]