Creative Writing, Poetry

ser todo

¿Quieres que yo quede? Porque... Seré la luz del sol Y te ayudaré crecer Como crecen los arboles Y las flores Seré el agua, Y te ayudaré respirar Como respiran los pescados Y los tiburones Seré el aire Y te ayudaré volar Como vuelan los pájaros Y las mariposas   Pero... Necesito que sepas Que… Continue reading ser todo

Creative Writing, Personal

sweet poison

To wonder at a potential happiness experienced at the side of a competent companion… yes, it can be beautiful and full of laughter and attraction. But to ever expect such beauty to continue after the first accounts of such joy… Ah there’s the trick; that’s the penalty, perhaps, of indulging in so much joy, is that… Continue reading sweet poison

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