Tag Archives: Mexico

Streets of Gold

Paki cabbie one fare more drives in Manhattan dreams of Lahore Tiffin man washes dishes catches the subway Lakshmi wishes Mexico’s son picks the ground tomatoes today a penny a pound Latina domestica behind the gates cares for the children … Continue reading

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Domestica

The housekeeper lady whose fatherless son can’t read cleans the room slipping quietly in and out making beds, changing sheets, placing breakfast trays outside the door. Guests who casino in the morning spa in the afternoon cocktail by the pool … Continue reading

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“Finlandization”

“Finlandization”. Any of you younger folks ever heard of that word?  I’ll bet not. You know about Finland.  It is that small country that borders Russia.  Always has.  Always will. How many times has it been invaded by Tsarist Russia … Continue reading

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