Category mexican

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: SPANGLISH

The way of the native tongue Spiced with a foreign taste of the forbidden tongue Once thought to be a shame to my people Now it is blended with the unknown It is el zapato that walks into our homes It has captured our hijos like never before No longer can we stop it from […]

POEM: La Frontera (the border)

My mind wonders to a bleak time in my past Like a fog my thoughts clear My hand, his hand, my brother I follow Surround by a mad river, I see the new world a mist My madre, my sister a baby in her arms Our freedom, our desire, not knowing if it will last We […]