In Transition-Pilar Gonzalez

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The 90s The United States saw an exponential increase in technologies. Beepers, basic cable, behemoth-sized cellular phones, and computers that have since been fossilized.  Vanilla Ice, old school hip-hop, and gangster rap. Overalls and innocence. The 90s birthed a generation in transition—one that would, one day, juggle between manual labor and auto-correct. 1992 I became [….]

Decente-Vanessa Pardo

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I am supposed to be decente. Mami said I have to be a lady. I am supposed to speak when spoken to, agree, smile, love, lay and take it. I cannot be vulgar and loud. I should not stay out all night. “Las mujeres que andan de noche son bagamundas.” I am not supposed to be [….]

Forget Me Not-Jennifer Abreu

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Happiness is a human goal measured by value, state of mind, enslavement by desire or freedom. Abusing the control to be bliss will bind a person to fulfill their appetite for happiness. To achieve a higher purpose is to value other things, disciplining and coping through trained thoughts and actions. Can happiness be immortal? The [….]

Bárbarazo-Sydney Valerio

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“Bárbarazo… ¿tú no te piensas afeitar?” I heard him say to you y yo respondí, “Mi hermano, no le hagas caso y ojalá…” Ojalá when you’re grooming that dark oak rugged beard, as the Moroccan argan oil tames the frizz of your roots, ojalá you notice the resemblance between you and our Arabic brotherhood… your moro-eating self [….]

La Raza-Priscilla Jackson

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¿Pero santísimo, quién eres? Soy la vida quien empezó la guerra. La que violaste para que tu espíritu estara más cerca de Dios. Al contrario tú, llegaste a pecar. Y no llegaste a robar lo que buscabas. Porque yo soy Dios y a Dios no se le roba. Al contrario, lo que encontraste fue maldición [….]