Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stirred My Senses, poem excerpt

Beauty has stirred my senses, while I live All have been touched, but alone A work of art, a melody A delicate dish, an enchanting scent The feel of the finest silk, All of this while I live, but alive I … Continue reading

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Five ex’s

Quite often, I describe myself as “five ex’s” *ex-cholo *ex-soldier *ex-cop *ex-husband *ex-con These are in the past. Right now, I am focusing on being a father, grandfather, friend, writer, weight lifter, senior citizen, and working stiff.

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Bilingual dog of Boyle Heights, short story excerpt

By Roberto Juarez The year was 1966, I was in the army and stationed at Fort Ord California. An army buddy of mine was living off post and had given me a puppy; I could not keep him in my … Continue reading

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