spanglish

Spanglish: A Bastard Jargon?

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley it was hard not to mix languages when talking with friends, but never with my father, for he prohibited us from mixing languages. Like Octavio Paz, he probably believed Spanglish was an abom...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Old man in Guanajuato

Reluctance

This is one of my favorite poems by Robert Frost,  it talks about letting go, understanding that time goes by and with it many people and things including the seasons. Hope you enjoy it and please share your favorite poems wit...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Turandot's kiss

Love Conquers All

I am reposting this from Valentine’s Day 2013 because this is truly a very romantic opera, and because opera is timeless. Enjoy! Most music lovers have probably listened to Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot’s most popu...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Lupe visiting the  Copper Canyon

YOUR MISSION by Ellen M. H. Gates

        NOTE: This poem was posted by Chachalaca. Photo of Lupe Gonzales – Copper Canyon in Chihuahua, Mexico.           If you cannot on the ocean Sail among the swiftest flee...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Your Church and Mine

      You go to your church, and I’ll go to mine, But let’s walk along together; Our Father has built them side by side, So let’s walk along together. The road is rough and the way is long, But we’ll help...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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