Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light   All the sun did was rise, until God and man called it day. The earth and sky were just apart, until men said from the ground up, distance. All the moon did was beam, until men called it moonlight.   1.Farkon Labari (A Story’s Beginning) This is a story. And… Read More

Licencia de Manejo

Licencia de Manejo   Licencia de Manejo Mamá used to drive a truck the color of tapatio hot sauce. A sauce that to this day my parents use liberally on anything they can put it on. “El caro de chile Americano,'' my dad used to call the truck, American-made and yet inhabited and used by… Read More

Schism in a Soul So Tender

Schism in a Soul So Tender   Schism in a Soul So Tender I live in a many-peopled cabin. They will not let me work or clean, nor help tend the animals. They will not let me run. On the days I rise from bed, I go downstairs and try to at least help with… Read More

Rainbow’s Arc

Rainbows Arc   Rainbow’s Arc By Marco Etheridge      Beyond the cracked sidewalk, and the telephone pole with layers of flyers in a rainbow of colors, and the patch of dry brown grass there stood a ten-foot high concrete block wall, caked with dozens of coats of paint. A small shrine huddled at the… Read More

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