Monthly Archives: April 2019

Poem: Las Virgenes

To commemorate National Poetry month, here is the last of the four poems published in the Fall 2018 issue of Fifth Wednesday Journal. Las Virgenes Las Vírgenes La Virgen de San Juan del Vallewas my madrina.  She baptized me. Juan Diego … Continue reading

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Poem: María Félix Gave Me Mal de Ojo

To commemorate National Poetry Month, here is the third of four of my poems published in the Fall 2018 issue of Fifth Wednesday Journal. This is one in a series of poems about my childhood neighborhood in which I write … Continue reading

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Another poem

TO COMMEMORATE National Poetry Month, I am posting the second of four of my poems published in the Fall 2018 issue of “Fifth Wednesday Journal.” Impermanence We rode north each May, straight  through Texas and the prairies of Oklahoma,  Kansas, … Continue reading

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A poem

IN HONOR OF National Poetry Month, I am posting the first of my four most recently published poems. They appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of “Fifth Wednesday Journal.” Enjoy. Or not. Al Norte It’s early spring / and I’ll … Continue reading

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Let me tell you about Fina, my sister

MY BROTHER Alejandro put it best: Ya comenzó a desgranarce la mazorca (the cob has begun to shed its kernels). He was talking about the significance of the death last Sunday of my sister, Delfina García, in her California home. … Continue reading

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