Human And Cuban

There is something to be said about finding common ground Sometimes common ground is as simple as our native soil… …our common language …our ways and customs …our people… Recognizing the you of you in someone else is like holding a mirror that forces an instant bond It is inevitable how the grasp of commonality […]

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Food, Glorious Food

Tony invited me into his world and I took my remote valise and joined the journey He was one of a kind with a no crap attitude that showed the facing landscape who was king I was never brave when it came to food being a no sauce, no condiment, no additional stuff kind of […]

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MARGinAl RETurns

Here’s the answer to your query about where the dispensary of love places my emotions I love equally and forcefully and without restraint I claim what is mine without an ask and I don’t look for reciprocation or marginal returns (If you are going to give, give) As respects the children in my life, today […]

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Fwan Day In Your Life

I’m taking this reality in Fwan day at a time This is where it all starts for you The beginning and the end all in one Life taking you to not too distant geographies Nonetheless life taking you away How did we get here to this destination where cliché finds home? I’m speechless for the […]

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Our Collective Best

This quilt has been sewn together with the finest thread and under a variety of circumstances Pieces of history coupled together to define the story of us Challenges met, faced, vanquished and other ongoing disruptions remain as is the way of life Temporary defeats that have left us stronger for the next battle Scars of […]

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Show Me Your Teeth

Enter the light… She was born Years later, If we babysat, she would get homesick and cry I’d say….’show me your teeth’ The tears would stop and the smile would surface (What a smile it was and still is) It could light a space As a baby she could hold a cry like the best […]

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Words

The thought is placed in its brain wetsuit and starts to swim in an ocean of worry How it dives in there is either through a random comment or a text Sometimes an email does the trick and is the platform from which to spring Basically, information is exchanged with one party delivering the words […]

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