Monthly Archives: March 2012

David Botello, artist

I have recently been catching up with my friend David Botello. We grew up together in Boyle Heights. He has always been an artist. He is best known for murals and streetscapes. He has several murals projects at the moment, … Continue reading

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A Mini-Reunion of Salesian High 1964; inspiring poetry

A couple weeks ago. I got together with some of my classmates from Salesian High School.  We met at F.’s home in Chino.  It was good to see F., B., and the others.  We talked and laughed until midnight. The … Continue reading

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“Red Stains” poem–more revisions

I am still revising my poem “Red Stains Dot the Neighborhood.” Here is the passage that I am currently revising. Death, no longer garbed in a dark robe, ancient and faceless Death is young and masked, gun in hand The … Continue reading

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