Monthly Archives: February 2016

via dolorosa

each viernes santo we would travel somberly dressed to view the stations of the cross, la via dolorosa, no radio music to be played all day and fish yet one more time my mother’s escabeche carefully prepared at start of … Continue reading

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Irreverent poetry?

THE METAPHYSICAL BARTENDER Give me a double order of irreverence on pan cubano, I brought my own homemade mayonesa, with a touch of dijon. In the beginning was the word, and the word was humus, I’ll pass on dogma; god, … Continue reading

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Women hold up half the sky… a meditation on women’s rights and issues

We are living in a world that is ever more disrespectful and abusive of women’s rights and issues.  In our current scene of politicians who pander to the lowest common denominator to blast and blaspheme against the birthing half of humanity, … Continue reading

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Empathy and compassion

Yesterday I went to bring papers to the widow I have been helping.  After twenty-nine years of marriage to an abusive husband, a marriage in which she stayed in obedience to her marriage vows, as she is a fervent Catholic, … Continue reading

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