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Ana Cecilia Martinez, Managing Editor September 1, 2020

  hindsight   i lost it on a tuesday night. it, i thought, being my hair tie or one of the dozens of lip balms I misplace everyday. it could have been the jokes you sometimes...

Paisano Poets

Illustration by Alex Hanks
Leslie Hicks, UTSA History Professor and Paisano Alumna April 23, 2020

SAN ANTONIO Dear Dad – Thank you for teaching us how to live through Coronavirus / COVID-19 in 2020. You did not know in the 1970s that you were instructing us, oblivious Baby Boomers that we were. Some...

Paisano Poets

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Geoffrey Okolo, Staff Writer April 20, 2020

i miss the commutes  the aged buildings,  the daily dance between pedestrians and vehicles because the cobblestone  did not demarcate the street  from the sidewalk. as i passed numerous...

Paisano Poets

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Ana Cecilia Martinez, Copy Editing Coordinator February 19, 2020

shared color of blood They never forget to ask about the nationality of our grandparents. No importa si son negros, morenos o blancos. Our blood and roots do not change our humanity. Nuestra sangre...

Paisano Poets

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Joseph Torres, Managing Editor February 19, 2020

I’m done writing this I’m going to be fine I’m a millennial I’m outgoing with friends I’m shy in crowds I’m careful I’m careless I’m destructive at times I’m productive at times I’m...

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