The Student by Tony Lopez

The Student by Tony Lopez

I taught myself how to smoke away my lonely mood, My momma taught me you should always tell the truth, Uncle Freddy taught me how to drink my pain away, My daddy taught me how to lie to my lady’s face, Lil Chris taught me how to flip my weed, Alan taught me life can...
My Father, My Homeboy by Randy Chavez

My Father, My Homeboy by Randy Chavez

My father, my homeboy. I look up to him. At age 9, he lost his father. And had to go to work to help support his two sisters, seven brothers and his mother. By eleventh grade he had to drop out to work fulltime and then some. Two jobs. One of his paychecks went to his...
I Remember by Yesenia Gomez

I Remember by Yesenia Gomez

Remember when you could sit on your father’s lap and cry like there was no tomorrow? I remember my dad’s lap used to be my favorite and safest place in the world. He was the one I would run to after school. He was the one who attended all my parent conference...