Dropped a 45lb weight on my toe
Dropped a 45 lb weight plate on my toe (not my fault!!) and now wife has made me go to the ER to make sure it’s not broken. That’s what you call love. If we get out early out of the ER. She promises a date night!!!
2013 Write Bloody Finalist Videos →
This is a collection videos submitted by finalists in the 2013 Write Bloody Book Contest. The winner of the contest will be selected in part based on the success (view & likes) on their video. We hope to gather them all in one place for your viewing (and judging) pleasure. If you know a video has been left off this playlist please email us with the link at ButtonPoetry@Gmail.com.
When native unemployed people are referred to NCGA, they’re almost without...– well they said white folk would do the labor that brown folk do.. guess someone was mistaken. Can you say BRACERO PROGRAM THE REMIX?? http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/15/north-carolina-needed-6500-farm-workers-only-7-americans-stuck-it-out/
The “i didnt do it so im not a benefiting from colonialism” argument is...– Rsc
Latino Rebels: David Silva Beating Death Story... →
latinorebels: It looks like the tragic case of the David Sal Silva, whose last moments of life involved an alleged brutal encounter with law enforcement officials in Bakersfield last week, has begun to get national media attention. Yesterday the AP and CNN ran pieces, and today The New York…
cxtinastrange: rscspokenword replied to your photo: At one point, I hated writing in books. (Taken… i know the feeling. i hated defacing books..for the good academia. =( I feel guilty like the author would be mad at me for doing it. The book that is in teh picture is a Sandra Cisneros book. I really wouldn’t want her to not like me. :/ Actually, I found out authors like it.
For those who are pro-immigration:
lahoops: m-e-s-t-i-z-a: inriri: takeouttheyesterday: Can you please explain to me how granting citizenship to the millions of illegal immigrants in the US or opening the borders could ever be a good idea? I just can’t see the argument. Because migration is a human fucking right, you privileged white brat. …did the pale faces not cross A FUCKING OCEAN and invade the Americas….. ^...
Say it with me MN. “WE ARE TWELF!!!!” #equality
On my endless speaking tour, people like to counter my comments with the...– Luis Alberto Urrea, “Manifest Density.” (via utnereader)
Fuck Yeah Slam Poems!: Slam Poets and Spoken word... →
fuckyeahslampoems: Hey Fuck Yeah Slam Poem Fans! Looking for more interesting poetry/spoken word/slam/poets to follow? Here is a (large) sampling of some of the folks we follow: Lauren Zuniga http://laurenzuni.tumblr.com/ Andrea Gibson http://andrewgibby.tumblr.com/ Sierra DeMulder …
It is very common to hear Chicanos say, “Well, yes, they say my grandmother was...– “An Open Letter to Chicanas: On the Power and Politics of Origin” Inés Hérnandez-Ávila (Nimipu/Tejana)
Walt Disney Company: Stop their application for... →
angryasiangirlsunited: solaceames: sulitati: STOP DISNEY FROM TRADEMARKING DIA DE LOS MUERTOS! I am signing this petition to stop Walt Disney from appropriating and exploiting Mexican religion and culture. Dia de los Muertos is a religious observance during which people, and particularly native peoples, in Mexico, the United States, and abroad, honor ancestors and loved ones who have died....
There are times I get frustrated & wanna give up. Shut my computer off. Go for a walk. Go home. But then I realize that if I don’t do the work that no one ones to do. That’s hard to do. I am not creating change. Be the change. -rsc
Latino Rebels: Día de los Muertos, Brought to You... →
latinorebels: An interesting story out of Disney. According to a blog that covers all things Disney, the company has formally filed a federal trademark to copyright “Día de los Muertos.” Via hispanicmeme.com Here is what the blog reported: Within the past few days, The Walt Disney Company… Dear Tumblr , help stop this. smh
Chasing paradise (poem)
Something I wrote about realizing that we make our own paradise. We don’t chase it…. Chasing paradise we never reach for our faults at first glance. we try to achieve standards,never created by us. standards aimed to defeat us. we’ve been programmed to never be comfortable in our own skin. see ourselves less than, see our lives as sin. we plant so much doubt in us...
If you hear someone say that they are colorblind aka that they don’t see race. Tell them to take off their privilege goggles and take a real look for once. -rsc
Soy América latina, un pueblo sin piernas pero que camina.– (via argentinavintage) CAlle 13