MEXICO, POETRY

THIS CITY – MEX. CITY: A TO Z

  When I abbreviate this city, it is to speak as one with millions of defeños– EL DF.   What I breathe in this city, I do not really know. My larynx admits oxygen and all manner of airborne particles – It doesn’t seem to bother me much.   When I cough in this city, some […]

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MEXICO, POETRY, SHORT STORY

ENCASED DREAM / SUEÑO ENCAJADO

This short piece of fiction I wrote has a few references to Latin America so I thought I would publish it here.  I have been doing quite a lot of translation recently but primarily from Spanish to English, so I decided I would translate this to Spanish.  The photo is of Oaxaca, a beautiful colonial city […]

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POETRY, USA

CHRISTMAS IN A SUBURBAN AMERICAN WASTELAND

  Latin America – no, although the demographics are rapidly changing.  America – not according to Latin Americans.  Please do not appropriate what belongs to all. The United States.  The vast land to the north is a great lure for many.  I always thought and hoped that I would cross over by land into Texas, […]

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