bilingual, En español, Spanish Culture and Language

February 2023 Poem of Friendship

Welcome to the second poetry challenge of the new year! We’ll continue the tradition of February verse to celebrate friendship. The Day of Love and Friendship is celebrated in México, Colombia, República Dominicana and Panamá. Your February challenge is to write a tanka poem about a dear person or companion animal. Where do you go together? […]

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bilingual, En español, writing

The View from Up North

I returned last night from a funeral in Minnesota. A week ago my dad’s sister’s husband passed away at 93. At least 200 people attended Uncle Jim’s funeral. He and my aunt were married 62 years and they socialized playing tennis, dancing and while attending their church. My favorite memory of my uncle is from […]

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bilingual, En español, writing

January 2023 New Year Poetry Challenge

Thanks for a wonderful 2022 celebrated in verse. I appreciate last year’s fabulous featured poets and poems. Now our thoughts turn to 2023; 8 poets from 5 countries tell you their traditions and sentiments of the new year’s transition. May the fireworks, marzipan pigs and black-eyed peas bring you luck. Gracias por un 2022 maravilloso […]

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bilingual, En español, Nature, photography

A Wee Family Farm

Thanks to Sadje for inspiring this photo story prompt. Write a 10 word story about the photo. G-rated. (En español más adelante) 10 Word Story Wee family farm, still ploughed with miniature horses at dawn. Write your story in the comments below, or link to this post. Happy pastoral imaginings! ¡Olé! –Rebecca 🐎 🐎 🐎 […]

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