No Perros

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 17:21 -- Ipanema

 

Es un trabajo

de pura dedication,

del cuerpo, para la tierra

que ya no te pertenece.

Y para estar mas seguro,

y que tu familia esté más feliz,

tomaste en tus manos

el Monte del Rey.

Asi dejaste que tus manos de nino

se volvieran a manos de hombre.

Te encontraron unos hombres,

de clase alta y piel blanca,

y te llevaron al otro lado.

El lado de la prosperidad y de felicidad.

Y ahí te cubrieron desde la cabeza hasta los pies

con veneno, por miedo de lo que pudieras traer.

Te trataron como un perro,

pero tu familia tenía que comer.

Por los proximos Meses,

por el proximo Ano,

tu Cuerpo de Músico

se volvió en uno de Luchador.

Y cada Noche

te fuiste con tu Acordeón

y tus Amigos a una Cantina.

El Acordeón, para tocar y ganar más dinero.

Tu Amigos, para que les des la oportunidad de comer.

No han comido tan bien en días.

Al entrar a la Cantina

veías un Anuncio

que decía lo siguiente:

Blancos SOLAMENTE,

NO Negros,

NO Mexicanos,

NO PEROS.

 

 

 

It is a work

of pure dedication,

by the body, for the earth

which no longer belongs to you.

And to be safer,

and for your family to be happier,

you took in your hands

the Mountain of Kings.

So you let your hands of a boy

become the hands of a Man.

Some men found you,

of upper class and white skin,

and they took you to the other side.

The side of prosperity and happiness.

There they sprayed you from head to toe

with poison,afraid of what you could carry.

They treated you like a dog,

but your family needed to eat.

For the next months,

for the next year,

your Musicians body

became that of a fighters.

And every night

you went with your Accordion

and your friends to a Cantina.

The Accordion, to play and gain some money.

Your Friends, so that they could get an opportunity to eat.

They had not eaten so well in days.

Entering the Cantina

you would see a sign

which said the following:

Whites ONLY,

NO Blacks,

NO Mexicans,

NO DOGS.

 

Poetry Slam: 
This poem is about: 
My family

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