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 [….]

I Love Me For That. I Love You For That- Kleaver Cruz

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When I was in elementary school, my grandma had a friend named Luís. He had a big and shiny baldhead. Every time he came to visit, he wore at least one piece of rainbow clothing. Usually it was a tight canvas belt (sometimes accompanied by a Richard Simmons-type sweatband). He walked with his head high [….]