A name ever call your name?

I tried not to think of you but your name inevitably invaded it entered uninvited but I never rejected it It’s not that I was avoiding you I just didn’t feel it was the right time we both needed the distance I can sense that now that we’re away An unspoken agreement...

sandía

Mom made us a home held the sandía while he sliced it again and again. Piece meant to make us think about the differences in how we internally and publicly recognize the value of a mother’s and father’s contributions within a nuclear...

Uprooted Love

The mountains guard love that will soon be despair as the sunset cools sand that resembles your hair Your cinnamon skin lays right next to mine our bodies form shadows like clouds in the sky Your fingers sink in searching to root into rich land that served as your...

Old Patterns

I’m attracted to travelers before learning they’ll soon fly away My soul knows better than to fall in love with someone who will make me stay So I’ll keep loving those who would rather leave And meet them again in my nostalgic...

Searching for you

I yearn to find you and fight for you, with you, alongside you I yearn for you to hold my face and brush my hair away from my eyes to gaze deeply into them As we enter each other’s universe and become one Until your touch feels embedded in my skin And my kisses...