Criminal of Birth

Criminal of Birth

CRIMINAL OF BIRTH Written by Elaine Mercedes Mendoza 2001 I am a criminal of birth. My sentence is indefinite. My whole family moved here when I was only a child and since then I’ve managed to keep my “American” spirit alive. Now I’m feeling...
The Nomadic Blues

The Nomadic Blues

It sounds ungrateful to say anything negative about my life.  After all, I live two blocks from the Caribbean, my rent is one/sixth of what I use to pay in the USA and my lifestyle is full of freedom.  However, I like to give an honest opinion of what it feels like to...
Trump Slump

Trump Slump

        The unimaginable has happened.  The world must get used to President Elect Donald Trump.  Even typing this requires great effort on my part.  Who am I?  I am not a celebrity, a lobbyist, a politician or anyone that the world would call...