Who wins this battle after all?
Dulce Regreso by Gabby Salazar
(Acrylic on Canvas 2015)
Canta y baila mi querido pariente
Que la pachanga va a comenzar
No sea que la Catrina llegue de repente
y a todos nos quiera llevar.
Strangers we are now All sitting here in traffic Welcome, would you like coffee?
…the point of that blade deeper into my throat. I had the contrasting feeling of the cold metal blade and the heat of his breath melting my ear as he whispered softly one more time “Go inside or I will kill you.” I didn’t want to die.