Category Archives: Palabras

Video: Martín Espada reads “Imagine the Angels of Bread”

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
. As a poet, essayist, translator, editor, and attorney, Martín Espada has dedicated much of his career to the pursuit of social justice, including fighting for Latino rights and reclaiming the historical record. Espada’s critically…

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Irrigation Canal Codex by Luis Alberto Urrea

Originally posted on synthetic zero:
Y los muchachos cling to the cantina’s jukebox heart, sing: we never go nowhere we never see nothing but work: these fingers bleed every daylong day, aching from la joda of the harvest– y la…

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May Travels Like a Poem Through Me/ Journal Entries from May 2012: Part 1

5/1 Dream Scenes: I I skateboard up the hill past families slowly walking up in the twilight from the Van’s market car-less parking lot where two ghost, one tall and one small, stand faintly glowing. A thin, brown faced woman … Continue reading

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Late October: Dreams and Poems and Busyness

At the end of October, I kept myself busy. I began attending a writers group, working on my second draft of my first NaNoWriMo novel while I was preparing for the next NaNoWriMo, outlining connections between characters and places on … Continue reading

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River of Dreams #11: The Bridge of Light

Part II Dream Walker Chapter 1 Over the Bridge of Light Esmeralda sat with her mother at rough wooden table in a wood and white plaster house with a thatched roof and a hard dirt floor. “What happens to the … Continue reading

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