Sarina Adeline

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Blue Water

PROMPT: Water Body

Washing leather hands, she stains soap suds
Brackish, a boar bristle brush carving
Factory grime into the belly of the sink.
The water seethes, fogging the cracked window.
Chicago smokestacks tall as prison bars
Fade to ghosts through the steam.
Her son sits at the table, one leg chittering
Against the floor. He colors an ocean
In the pages of a phone book with
A broken crayon called Ocean Kiss No. 4
Mama, why is water blue?
 
The drain...

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First Communion of a Mestiza

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

Rain on Easter Sunday,
Children play in the pews,
Singing songs of rebirth
With pastel juguetes and wicker baskets.
Adults sit with backs crucified
To the wooden benches.
 
En este momento, I dance on the bridge
Between Navajo Reservation and Gringolandia,
Arizona sand at the seams.
I am grown from white man’s flesh and brown
Woman’s womb, raised by deities unseen like
Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé: the woman who changes.
But my heart longs to know la otra mitad, and...

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