Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer April 18, 2023

The special occasion to celebrate poetry is the month of April. It is the most prominent literary celebration in the world. Its creation encourages the reading, teaching, and artistry of poetry. To those...

Temptations of the Hellion

Temptations of the Hellion

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

Mere air in the seeps of my skin, hollow like the whispers of the devil’s grin, bleeding out ribbons of red silk and leading a wandering mind into a horrid trope Hun tsk tsk laughed the girl with...

Introduction to Poetry Writing

Introduction to Poetry Writing

Samantha Ysaguirre, Contributor January 31, 2023

One may ask, “What is Poetry?” While many view poetry as disorderly and confusing, poetry is a lyrical and emotional method of self-expression that uses elements such as rhythm and form to bring to...

Remember

Remember

Ahavah Kirwan, Contributor January 31, 2023

Do you remember The six million The ones who celebrated Those strange holidays The ones just like us Who did not go to school or work on Fridays But were still a bit different    The...

Betrayal

Betrayal

Luna Infante, Contributor November 15, 2022

I tilted my head up, thanked the universe for you   Thanked it For your smile For your love For your selflessness For your friendship For your greatness   I tilted...

The in between

The in between

Samantha Ysaguirre, Contributer November 8, 2022

A spritz of wine for the shed of new blood And a crown of beauty for my ashes of grief, shame and disgrace While the weight of grief runs heavy, In the valley, dance my sorrows away  I can...

JPS

JPS

Zahara Latson, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

I read your book by Jean-Paul Sartre  And then you decided to leave   Me with the idea that everything I know,  Might not be everything.   And with my kaleidoscope of pendency,  I...

I constantly eat my own brain

I constantly eat my own brain

Stephanie Perez, Contributing Writer October 4, 2022

I take your hand filled with thorns. It hurts so much, and I’ve seen it all before. but then I look up at your crinkled smile and drown out the stings, and pings. all the infidelity...

Residue

Residue

Madison Hodges, Contributing Writer September 20, 2022

Unpainted walls, unmarked territory It’s always the same old story with battered pages I can’t escape I’m spit up from town to town Cast away before I could settle down  Never leaving...

Trying not to say it

Trying not to say it

Melody A. Mireles, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

 I push with all the might  I need to move a mountain,  My knuckles a desert with  Crimson rivers,  As a sentimental oasis  Floods beneath my face,  Threatening to spill out.  I...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Love is all a woman is fit for

Regina Robert, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

There is a day in a woman’s life where we stop being little girls  and we become mothers without ever giving birth whether it be to our brothers, fathers our hopes and dreams deteriorate  with...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Home away from home

Madison Peters, Copyediting Coordinator September 6, 2022

A family is like a circle.  The intertwinement never ends, And even if at times when it breaks,  in time it always mends.   A family is like the sky. Somehow they’re always there.  Families...

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