Struggles Part 1 + 2 – (poetry)

By Jacky Part 1:  I struggle as a woman. I am Mujer. Soy mujer, nacie del mar Con una bella concha Radiante y llena de lojura Creciendo entre bien y mal Tratando de escapar barreras de mi cultura y mi genero. Soy mujer, no un animal Trapada en una sombra Que no me deja continuar […]

illegal legal illegal legal – (spoken teatro piece)

Mariella Saba Flores bonitas, flores, para su abuelita, para que sonríe. Ándale para tu novia, para que la reconquistes. Tamales, tamales de pollo, de puerco, de chile de raja, champurrado para que acompañe su tamal. Bolis de vainilla, de limón, pal calor. Hot dogs, hot dogs, con todo. Fruta con sal, limón y chile, quiere […]

The Bubble

By Jonathan Bibriesca   Gray day, aromatic sensation of uncertainty, thin rectangular crystal box, shout after shout cracks the clear shield   Clash!!!!!   Hateful lyrics penetrate the sense of hearing, overwhelming number of index fingers.   Young student stands his ground silence becomes loud. Wind cease to blow, black and gold shirt speaks out. […]

A Dreamer’s Coming of Age

By Adrian Morales Within the immigrant community, there is the thought of deportation and separation of families, especially right now with all the bills being signed into law. As an immigrant myself, I have had moments when I‘ve felt that I wasn‘t wanted; The feeling that I did something wrong and should feel ashamed of […]