Category Archives: Chicana/o Poetry

Nocturnal Daylight Dream Time

I sat up all night last night  pen in hand responding to the wind rap rap rap rose bush rub tune rub  against window whip snap a slide along branches of 2 young  Cottonwood trees I have raised since they  stood … Continue reading



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Little Mexico

Little Mexico   1.   way before wild dog speech we the cousins of Coyote and Wolf canciones mariachi nortenas might fade from sight  dissolve in rear view mirror  blue highway north recalling   los perdidas estrellas sueltas de Bagley y West Grand … Continue reading



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War Path

War Path for Gwen Ifill  Emiliano Zapata  Mohammed Ali Che   1. even though the loss – oh the loss a random sudden rap-up out loud our rather loose caboose these days accommodations on the railroad tracks of a good … Continue reading



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I Painted Myself Into A Corner Easy To Do These Days

I Painted Myself Into A Corner Easy To Do These Days   While bumping up against the wall                          up against the world                          imbue warm richness                          fresco shades                          blue-sky clouds                          circular motion                          yellow Sun drift   no ASAP … Continue reading



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The Theoretical Theory of Relativity

The Theoretical Theory of Relativity by Prof Al Einstein & Pro Aztatl X   ! si podemos !  ! si podemos !   They are accustomed to label me “trouble maker” it is partially so because the silence is deafening … Continue reading



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My Xikana Lover

My Xikana Lover   con lumbre mis suenos  de amor y passion querida de me vida   en veces  totalmente loca y libre  I am first hand witness   to your eyes a reflection I cannot hope to run from  temporal … Continue reading



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My Secret Love

My Secret Love                in random order   day dreaming impossible schemes                           familiar dreams    purple mountain canyon winds San Antonio River Spirits   how can one presume to own     give a monumental song     or a carefully crafted … Continue reading



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For the Groan of the Drone

For the Groan of the Drone   150 million Indigenous People in the Americas have perished  since 1492 at the hands of the European invasion     3 million Mexica people died of small pox introduced by the conquistadores    it is … Continue reading



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Fronteras Norteñas: a trilogy

1. ay sweltering San Antonio varrio tan lindo how fresh your memory imbedded en el Corazon warm, por rumbos conocidos donde vive la gente trabajadora de La Lomita que se llama – that southern- most colonia  nuestro pueblo Mexicano-Chicano alli … Continue reading



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Coahuila Xikano Meditation

Coahuila Xikano Meditation   I send a multi-colored Tobacco prayer tie of hope   a Tolteca-rich Eagle feather glide beyond sickness & sorrow   a Spirit Sweat Lodge chant                        bright be-bop                        sweet hip hop city smart throw down song in … Continue reading



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