July 8, 2020

I used to stand there, for hours, and one day I grew roots. They were there. No one else could see them.

June 6, 2020

Puerto del Sol stands in support of Black Lives Matter.

May 15, 2020

You realize that all of their stories are gone, and that one day that’ll be you, your brother, sister, and so on, dead with stories.

April 17, 2020

The Pope had written the words: "Clear enough behind soft white smiles: the tongue. And beyond that: the breath. And beyond that? Nothing."

March 20, 2020

A scorpion stung my foot in the shower. Again. But this time I became so sick I had to stay in bed for three days.

February 21, 2020

Sometimes at night, wild zombies roam.

January 24, 2020

The habits of the Buck-Fifty Boyfriend might best be described as unpredictable, though they may also be considered odd.

December 27, 2019

There’s just no pleasing your mother.

December 24, 2019

The newspapers will ask has anyone seen your baby, the newspapers will shed crocodile tears for your young life.

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Puerto del Sol

Weirding it up since 1960.

Puerto del Sol is funded by New Mexico State University and the Mercedes Delos Jacobs Fund, and designed and operated by the students of the MFA in Creative Writing program.

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