Where I’m From

  Based on the Poem by George Ella Lyon: http://www.georgeellalyon.com/where.html   Where I’m From By Ian Mollenhauer I am from TV, From Rodeo and Britt Coffee. I am from the bedroom upstairs (entertaining, considerable, feeling the hold in the floor) I am from the Guanacaste, robust, towering over me, keeping me up. Never to let…

Cadillac Stolen by a Juvenile Puerto Rican Delinquent “This image was taken by the police after they chased the Cadillac down an alley. The Thief was a young Puerto Rican man who had stolen the car from the owner and crashed it into a lamppost.” After the police received the news that a person’s yellow…

The Next Tuesday Friend – Friendly Letter

Dear Cathy, I hope you are doing well. It’s me, Esperanza. I am writing this letter to tell you about how our conversation we had earlier hurt my feelings and changed my understanding about our “friendship”. No offense, but you are a bit spoiled. You think that you are better than everybody just because you,…