Puerto Rico

I am writing today from within. I write from the roots of my being. I am an American, a Puerto Rican. I am the daughter of an island born on the mainland of a country in turmoil over identity. Today, I see inaction on behalf of other American citizens, on inhabitants of an island in … Continue reading Puerto Rico

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Music Mondays: Sabor de SALSA

These are some of my favorite Salsa songs. https://youtu.be/Gs7YfJlIx2Q https://youtu.be/f9Tt5CTajSY https://youtu.be/g33TxmtQ5VM

Dear Lady Liberty

Dear Lady Liberty, As you stand in the harbor watching over our nation, I imagine the tears falling down your face. I imagine your heart has been broken by the problems we have created. I imagine that as you are standing in the harbor you are watching how we systematically kill your children.┬á Today, you … Continue reading Dear Lady Liberty

Music Mondays: Tell Me

Today, I will invite you to share some of your favorite songs for Music Monday. What's on your playlist? What are you listening to right now? Are there any artists or songs you want to hear next week? ­čÖé

The Poet & Writer

I want to be a poet, so I say "I am a poet." I want to be a writer, so I say "I am a writer." I have these tales in my head I write them down. I have these poems I place in this dumping ground. They're rough draft versions that need much work. … Continue reading The Poet & Writer

Music Monday: Girl Stuff Mary J. Blige

Today- I decided to take it back- back into time, when I was young a full of life. Now I reminisce about that time. ┬áThe soulful sounds of Mary J singing through a busted radio with a makeshift antenna┬átrying to get reception. When you're searching for a real love because you can love him knowing … Continue reading Music Monday: Girl Stuff Mary J. Blige

Music Monday: Mumford and Sons

For this installment of Music Monday I chose Mumford and Sons. Some days I just love to listen to them. I Will Wait For You to listen like a Little Lion Man in The Cave, waiting for you to Wake My Soul. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/R5HO-X_fR7o https://youtu.be/Xd8tOAJMA8Q https://youtu.be/x6rYPHmSzcE