Category luis j. rodriguez


Candelario was an old man He went to church just on Sundays His wife paid him to take a shower Smelled like beer every hour All of us kids feared Candelario Found out he was a Veterano “Viva Mexico” in the revolution Now I understand… Why Candelario sunk in sand nathanbonilla © 2017 image credit: […]

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 […]

BOOK REVIEW: Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Author: Luis J. Rodriguez ISBN-13: 9780743276917 Publisher: Touchstone Publication date: 9/6/2005 Pages: 288 Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Simon and Schuster Publishing, Touchstone Books ABOUT THE BOOK: The award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member surviving the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles, now featuring a new introduction […]