15 Days

I learned from your silence more than from your cheers. You were rarely happy. Rarely anything. You were as still as a rock. As rigid as one too. And I looked to you for guidance. I sought everything from you. I fought to know your secrets. To know your strength. And that’s when we became … More 15 Days

My Parents Part 1

My father was born in Puerto Plata in 1943. My mother was born in Santo Domingo in 1963. I was born in Harlem in 1992, raised by two different decades of Dominicans. My father, a reverent member and teacher of the Partido Revolucionario Dominicano (PRD),  was a a loyal man. He loved politics and his … More My Parents Part 1