Loss, Love, Mexican traditions, poetry

My Native One/Mi Indigena – Poem

As evening falls I close my eyes in slumber Allowing myself to swim this ocean of memories Chapters of love etched deep upon my being All bitter sweet or sweet gone bitter Fleeting passion, friendship adorned in tedium Tepid nights of sighs quelling loneliness Reticent reminiscences, specters in empty rooms A requiem of illusive love… Continue reading My Native One/Mi Indigena – Poem

Amada Irma Perez, Books, Latina writer, Latino culture, Writing

A Book’s Quinceñera

  Leave it to my friend, Amada, to throw a Quinceñera for her first published book, "My Very Own Room/Mi PropioCuarito." She's creative and fun like that. The book, which teaches a valuable lesson about the strength of family and the importance of dreams, turns 15 in April 2015. Five children's books later, Amada is… Continue reading A Book’s Quinceñera