Category Archives: Aztlán

The road least traveled

So it begins, one step that leads to a thousand miles. I can’t even remember when I took the first step. Yet after more than several million steps I cannot remember how it all started. I guess I can go … Continue reading

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Al final del día

Lo más importante es poder salir del día sin odiar a nadie, sin raspaduras. Llegar a la cama, sin pena ni gloria y poder dormirte de saber haberla logrado. La esencia de uno la libró; no se lleva uno ningún … Continue reading

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A cemetery

English has for the most part been a force to reckon with. As I look back at this site, I realize that this language has been a harbinger and a cleavage that tears apart me. I chose to ignore this … Continue reading

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Pamba

En una conversación de barrio con mis antiguos compas del terre allá en Tijuas baja califas salió a luz una vieja palabra de esas de la juventud. Amenacé a alguien con darle una buena pamba. En mis tiempos, o sea … Continue reading

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Multi-Kulti

Esto del multiculturalismo en los altiplanicies de Suecia como que va a cuentagotas. O quizá sea así en todas partes del mundo en donde las poblaciones entre más chicas más resistentes son al influjo de lo “ajeno”. La gente es … Continue reading

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traqueo23

Los ríos de la ira desembocan con furia silenciosamente con un sigilo multi simultaneo terra atrae el desemboque string theory what not y en castellano decimos por todos lados para simplificar una emoción a la vez . terra hemonos, todos … Continue reading

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Maquinitas

Recuerdo con cierta aprensión el día que me mandaron a comprar un kilo de tortillas con 2 dos coras. Una cora en Tijuana equivale a 25 centavos americanos de los EEUU. Así que eran dos monedas de esas. Me causa … Continue reading

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Encapsulated

Xicanismo suffers from cultural encapsulation. Most Xicano figures are so immersed in a minority role that they can’t lift their heads to see that they are being studied by nit just ourselves but by a host of international guest who … Continue reading

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will we ever

Reading the latest stats from the U.S. Census Bureau which I was prompted to do by the feedline @TheAtlantic churns out on its twitter feed I realize that Chicanos don’t exist in that database by any definition. Then again I … Continue reading

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Constraints

I tend to adopt an attitude towards language that it’s nearly pristine in its stipulations since I exact a nativists view on language that cannot possibly meet the standards I want. That is, I want what it is said in … Continue reading

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