Señal

What happens when we can no longer send propaganda across radio waves to the planets? Tonight how will we send an SOS to Karaya because it is all collapsing around us- The means the infrastructure Governors the economy homelands. How will we hear the response when our inner layers have succumbed to gravity When all…

Alegria Bomba E

Los Angeles is perhaps the last place I expected to connect to Bomba. For years, decades even, I have observed, appreciated and secretly wanted to learn how to dance and tocar/play Bomba. Back in New York, the closest I got was when a lover of mine would teach me some basic toques – I can’t…

How Long Until

I worried over my outfit, my makeup. I didn’t want to look like I was trying too hard. I didn’t want to be too dressed up but I didn’t want to look too casual. A red lip would have been too much. The occasion in my mind called for a certain level of respect but…

What Mamita Mala Wants

Last week I was honored with the opportunity to speak at the NYC stop of the This is What Women Want tour. I had written and chosen my words carefully and well and was nervous pero happy with the reception. I wasn’t ready however to see a woman I admired, a woman whom represents so…