Her eyes watch the gardens,     pink roses sprouting from the lips of the Sultan,     four white ones remembering the happiest days off his life,     red flowers staining the innocence of the throne. Her body plastered with jewels,     blue etched on her forehead,     gold running down her neck,     and tattooed 1000 times over her body are […]

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A Community’s Love

The fiery Spanish sun beat down on our backs as we all sat around the rocky table. The grass surrounded us, so unusual compared to my home back in California, where grass was yellowed and dry. My heart skipped a beat when I saw the shimmering colored glass pieces scattered across the garden. Ignacio had […]

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