My tongue mimics the swirls of my mother’s; my lips, the miniature acrobatics of my father’s.
Puta madre: Motherfucker
Ethereal: (adj.) Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world
Ex nihilo: Out of nothing
We ate our body weight in guacamole.
This is another culture poem about accents, and fiestas, and how my Pa’s botas were once embarrassing in public.