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To find a Better Life

To Find a Better Life (puente)* “I can’t read or write but experience taught me wrong from right” were grandpa’s final words to Roberto as he began his journey on the migrant trail ~to find a better life~ he’d suffer hunger, thirst and blistered feet to leave the mixteca world of Chiapas to become a stranger in a strange land. *Puente is a recognized form of poetry I crafted in 2008. For more information about the form look in the ‘Invented Poetry Forms’ section at this link::

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Date: 7/27/2011 1:19:00 PM
Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry today James. I enjoyed reading it and will be back again soon to read more. Love, Carol
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