Chicano Poet

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Red Wheelbarrow

So much depends
upon

the Mexican
pushing

the red wheelbarrow
at the construction site

where the new
strip mall will go up

for white folks
to gorge

on Starbucks
and authentic

Mexican food

Friday, February 03, 2017

I Know A Cabron

As I said to my
amigo, because I am
always hablando---Cabron, I

sd, which was not his
nombre, racism sur
rounds us, what

can we do about
it, or should we
buy a big goddamn gun

and shoot, he sd, for
christ’s sake, pendejo, look
out where you’re shooting