Chicano Poet

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Cafe Chamaco

At Cafe Chamaco
hot chocalate is served

along with empanadas
filled with chicana poets

of years gone by
and years to come

you won’t mind their hair
in the empanadas

he’ll sell you 
half eaten ones

and you’ll be proud
to have them

the pumpkin ones
are carriage-shaped

Chamaco prepares them
with unwashed hands

it gives them
that extra taste

of down-home cooking
the barrio bonus

the hot chocalate
made out of instant packets

but hey
in a perfect world

this would be


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