Author Archives: Jorge Mejia Hernandez

thieves

this is our stretch gingerly chosen it works for each all and what we do Gancho’s kids run the margin ‘tween walkway and bus lane snatch a purse phone necklace dash snake get lost in traffic turn their shirts around

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thieves

this is our stretch gingerly chosen it works for each all and what we do Gancho’s kids run the margin ‘tween walkway and bus lane snatch a purse phone necklace dash snake get lost in traffic turn their shirts around

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how to capture

how to shape boiling rice vapor petrichor freshly cut grass flow like salt from the beloved’s tears oak in wine charred fat how to capture hot kettle water as it pours into a cup sighs distant laughter design clay dough

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how to capture

how to shape boiling rice vapor petrichor freshly cut grass flow like salt from the beloved’s tears oak in wine charred fat how to capture hot kettle water as it pours into a cup sighs distant laughter design clay dough

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an architecture that blooms forlorn

an architecture that means no good indifferent to beauty and comfort hopeless faithless fruitless free from desire one that stands in awe in front of dolor and anguish not avengeful not vindictive foreign to cruelty or hate instead one that

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an architecture that blooms forlorn

an architecture that means no good indifferent to beauty and comfort hopeless faithless fruitless free from desire one that stands in awe in front of dolor and anguish not avengeful not vindictive foreign to cruelty or hate instead one that

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kites

The sound of the gale woke them up before dawn warm bunk beds behind they tiptoed through the darkness across the hallway downstairs through the kitchen of the old, old house back where they picked their rubber boots and two

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kites

The sound of the gale woke them up before dawn warm bunk beds behind they tiptoed through the darkness across the hallway downstairs through the kitchen of the old, old house back where they picked their rubber boots and two

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a snake

I saw the small boy sitting on the ground outside next to the porch of the old, old house he was playing with a twig poking holes in the red mud under the rotten boards on the side of the

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a snake

I saw the small boy sitting on the ground outside next to the porch of the old, old house he was playing with a twig poking holes in the red mud under the rotten boards on the side of the

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many rooms, 10

“My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   These rooms I’ve been describing are mostly bedrooms; meaning rooms where a bed is used to sleep, or “slaapkamers”, as they’re called here. And although there are several synonyms for bedroom

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many rooms, 10

“My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   These rooms I’ve been describing are mostly bedrooms; meaning rooms where a bed is used to sleep, or “slaapkamers”, as they’re called here. And although there are several synonyms for bedroom

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many rooms, 9

where I learned about curiosity   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   Mr. Quiñónez came in first thing in the morning, carrying a small plastic bucket, a sturdy broom, and a small shovel. Slowly, he swept the

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many rooms, 9

where I learned about curiosity   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   Mr. Quiñónez came in first thing in the morning, carrying a small plastic bucket, a sturdy broom, and a small shovel. Slowly, he swept the

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many rooms, 8

where I was woken up by an earthquake   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   The image of this room is quite foggy in my mind, perhaps because I was mostly sad there. We’d moved from what

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many rooms, 8

where I was woken up by an earthquake   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   The image of this room is quite foggy in my mind, perhaps because I was mostly sad there. We’d moved from what

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many rooms, 7

where everything made sense “My Father’s house has many rooms” John, 14:2   an infinitesimal almost capillary fissure on the thinnest layer of coating has stared back at me from the blank surface   I’ve spent hours in front of

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many rooms, 7

where everything made sense “My Father’s house has many rooms” John, 14:2   an infinitesimal almost capillary fissure on the thinnest layer of coating has stared back at me from the blank surface   I’ve spent hours in front of

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many rooms, 6

where I hid   “My Father’s house has many rooms” -John, 14:2   From the threshold, I could see the cleanliness of the terrazzo floor, made with irregular cuts of marble of different sizes and colors, no bigger than the

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many rooms, 6

where I hid   “My Father’s house has many rooms” -John, 14:2   From the threshold, I could see the cleanliness of the terrazzo floor, made with irregular cuts of marble of different sizes and colors, no bigger than the

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