Chicano Poet

Monday, February 29, 2016

El Ocho Patas' latest gem:

Build a wall in south Florida
To keep them pesky Cubans out.

Might need one on the Canadian border, too.
Them wall builders ( read Mexicans) gonna get rich.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


El ocho patas no tenia hombros
but he still had a chip on his shoulders

Friday, February 12, 2016

This Is Your Captain Speaking

This is your captain speaking
said el ocho patas

though of course
he really wasn't

as the plane lifted
from Papalote

full of helotes
into the crispy cereal sky

of two-timing Texas
and el ocho

kept pretending
to be the captain

Ladies and Gentlemen
if you look out

the right side
of the plane

those hills there
that's where

in just about a minute
we will  crash