Category Archives: Poetic Blurbs

The favela that raised two Olympic Champions

It takes a village to raise a child (and  an Olympian).  Favelas are no  exception  to the testament  of community will, personal perseverance and  social transformation. Here’s the story behind the medals of two Olympic boxers from Vidigal whose paths … Continue reading

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Te Amo Mas preciso Ir, Salvador da Bahia

I arrived in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 2013. Parting ways was like leaving a first love. I knew I had to work on myself and needed to first live in Ecuador to figure out me. I … Continue reading

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Left Behind

I have left too many places and people while searching for the stars I’ve forgotten  about the sun I’ve gone to reroot with two bags on my back But had water and sun all along stars nourish the soul but … Continue reading

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It’s an Upside World, but Love IS Love

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day in Brazil with 90 degrees and it being “winter” while other 53 lost their lives because of who they love. Remember folks that Someone’s winter is someone’s summer. Your holiday doesn’t exist here, and can exist there and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s day to my lover, Salvador da Bahia.

Like love, each city is as different as each lover and partner. And as  with each  lover, you  learn something unique about them and yourself, but most importantly, you learn about love. You have The lover, the rebound, the first … Continue reading

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Déjame Dormir Brasil

  déjame dormir brasil Sali de noche y regrese al amanecer. Dicen de no mezclar bebidas pero Aqui no se debe mezclar bebida con buena musica. Te sube mucha la felicidad y te hace olvidar el cansancio. No importa si … Continue reading

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Obituario a Mi iPhone: Adios iPhone, Hello i(D)escribo

  22 de Noviembre a las 22h24: mi iPhone fue pronunciado en estado crítico con 20% de vida. Sin función de cámara y sin uso de llamadas. Las heridas intensas fueron causados por un accidente que ocurrió entre las 12-13hrs … Continue reading

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Ciudad gris: Potosí, Bolivia

Cerros sagrados transformados en  campos de esclavitud. Riqueza valorado con el brillo de minerales y plata.  En su hora de gloria fue mas grande que París y una de las ciudades mas ricas de las Américas. Ahora es la ciudad … Continue reading

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Antes de Irme

Quiero Conocer cada esquina tuya  como  saber la ubicación exacta de cada lunar del cuerpo de un amante  Amanecer con la vista de tus montañas afrente mío como despertar cara a cara Saber tus dichos y doble sentidos Andar por … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Casinos:Welcome to Vegas, Baby!

Cowboys, Casinos.. and an American Combo Meal Cowboy ready to get lucky The Las Vegas Motto on Life and just hope to get lucky Or you might end up like this and  in a Man-thong out in the Cold Because, … Continue reading

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