Tag: poetry

Pale Fire

Teach. Examine literary masterpieces with brilliant and charming young people. A hobby he could...

Dear Life

She looked for the more important man to help her, but he wasn’t there. Now she remembered what...

On Beauty

At the moment of her own greatest emotional commitment she intervened in the most successful...

Slip of the Tongue – Adriel Luis

I’ll tell you bout my ‘ethnic makeup.’
I wear foundation,
not that powdery shit,
I wear the foundation laid by my indigenous people.
It’s that foundation that makes it so that past being globalized,
I can still vocalize with confidence that i know where my roots are.
I wear this foundation not upon my face, but within my soul,
and I take this from my ancestors
because I’ll be damned if I’d ever let an American or European corporation
tell me what my foundation
should look like

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