Rhythm in Words

November 25, 2013

A Spanglish Poem About Valley Car Dealerships

Ford - Ferrari











If lo que tu quieres is to buy a car

Visit the folks who are buena gente.

Or dale gas and shop around

Maybe a young brunette will help you out.

Regardless, it is better here

and nowhere else,

For la nana will not settle for less


                                                                               That’s so  RGValley



Ford F-150 with Ferrari cartoon came from  carcabin.com

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About the Author

Nydia O
A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.-Maya Angelou. La Vida Valle is where I write about "la vida" my life in the Rio Grande Valley. From this bi-cultural corner on the tip of Texas, I share my poems and my spiritual and travel experiences. I also blog about the arts, nature and my passion for historic preservation and architecture. But most importantly, let's talk about "la vida" - living our lives - in a vacation state of mind. Contributions and comments are always welcome .

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