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"Everyone had her shadow life,
her should-have life, the life she should have had,
all those thoughts sharp-sharking into her soul"
Sono - Sarah Arvio

"Chagrin" from Sono by Sarah Arvio

"It wasn't until I went high school that I "saw" whites. Until I worked on my master's degree I had not gotten within an arm's distance of them. I was totally immersed en lo mexicano, a rural, peasant, isolated, mexicanismo...Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry "home" on my back."

Gloria Anzaldua, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

"So, was there something grand in all this grief,
some grand canyon or great cathedral vault...

If you want a big thing, oh take a grave,
if you want a grand thing, oh take a life"
Sono - Sarah Arvio

"Grief" from Sono by Sarah Arvio

"I said GREEN AS A LEAF
not GREEN AS BELIEF. Belief was "a leaf
no one should wear." "Take off belief and wear
a dress." Belief was "no address at all.""
Visits from the Seventh - Sarah Arvio

"A Leaf" from Visits from the Seventh by Sarah Arvio

Currently reading

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza
Gloria E. AnzaldĂșa, Sonia Saldivar-Hull
Sono
Sarah Arvio
Visits from the Seventh
Sarah Arvio