Chicano Poet

Friday, October 05, 2007

At The Papalote Mall

Right now, at the Papalote Mall,
the lone mamasota in town
wears little black shorts

and a Papalote Writers Colony T-shirt.
If there does exist a parallel universe,
then, legally, a vertical one must exist, too.

The Aztec pyramids rise to the top
to reach the bottom of the sky,
y La Malinche, with a penal implant,
mounts Cortez from behind
to rob the glory from her brothers.

written March 12, 1992


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