Personal, Poetry, Uncategorized

Dar Cuenta

Yo arruiné mi presente por pensar que mi pasada va a repetir. Yo vi algunas señales q asocio con el dolor, y hui. Yo no quise quedar y arriesgarme a recibir El tipo de dolor q he sentido muchas veces antes de él. Pero todavía me siento tan mal, llorar como si fuera alguna mujer… Continue reading Dar Cuenta

Feminism, Philosophy

Complex Personhood

//2 March 2017 Complex Personhood is a term which aims to describe the fluidity and ever-changing properties of the multi-dimensional identities every person possesses; it is a term which effectively captures the intricacies of humans by acknowledging that there is more to each person than what is evident on the surface.  Coined by Avery Gordon… Continue reading Complex Personhood

Creative Writing, Poetry

rancheras y la tierra

//written December 1 2014 Mamá me diga que cuándo tengo 18 años, en un año She will sign over the land to me. “Mi hija” she says, “estás fuerte y intelligente” I giggle. Nobody is stronger than Mamá. “Te amo” I say.   Seis mesas hasta que cumplen 18 años, I am nervous to own… Continue reading rancheras y la tierra

Creative Writing

keep me on repeat

//circa 2015 When I read books, I read them quickly. I get excited about the next book I want to read. I find myself feathering my fingers through the pages of books still untouched. My hope is to finally find a book I can’t put down, that I read until the pages tear, and my… Continue reading keep me on repeat