Puerto Rican Obituary by Pedro Pietri | Poetry Foundation

Aqui
Se Habla Espanol
all the time
Aqui you salute your flag first
Aqui there are no dial soap commercials
Aqui everybody smells good
Aqui tv dinners do not have a future
Aqui the men and women admire desire
and never get tired of each other
Aqui Que Pasa Power is what’s happening
Aqui to be called negrito
means to be called LOVE
— Read on www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/58396/puerto-rican-obituary

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