Playing with words


Written by Ashley Lopez Stranger, you scare me… tell me what you want!Why do you stare and bother like a fly?Do you not have other people to taunt?I don’t know […]


Written by Ashley Lopez ¿Una luca mas, si hermosura?Beggars—carrying no money at all.¡Que rica, mami! No eres burra.Perverts—staring me down, having a ball.¿Que si? ¿Me dejo entender, pata?Confusion—everywhere, que bien […]


By Ashley Lopez Your green-hazel marbles suck me inLike a magnet, I’m on the opposite endRight in front of you I’ve beenI know you never fail to defend,And your organic […]

Gone Daddy

By Ashley Lopez Mama used to scare her, used to pinch herFor not listening, used to make her bendOver for a spanking. She’d cry and slurHer words: I’m sorry, mama! […]