Everyone that has ever visited Cuba went back to their country wondering the same thing: ‘How can Cubans live in such misery and be so happy about it”. Let me get one thing straight: We are not happy about our misery. We just have found a way to be happy despite it. We lack the... Continue Reading →
When looking at Cuba from the outside, we see, a tiny spec of an island that has been under the US thumb for half a century. Not many people out here have even noticed that was the case. Unless of course you are either from Cuba or from the US. The rest of the world,... Continue Reading →
Ottawa's Winter offered me an opportunity to break out of my Cuban shell and become an ice fisherman! Probably the only Cuban that owns and ice shack... and I love it!
Time’s the illusion that lives in our eyes seeing the world passing us by but we are… we’re all left behind. Almost forgetting just who we are Falling and failing time after time Just need hand to help us get up. I looked in the mirror and saw Someone new before me Things are just... Continue Reading →
We placed a ticking bomb Right inside of our souls Faced with the thought of abortion Of a beast that was really a saint Letting him live wasn’t an option If we wanted our love to prevail What the hell? So we betrayed procreation By sucking out the bunch of cells murdered natural selection Practiced... Continue Reading →
We pushed geographical lines Drove mathematicians insane Sabotaged the weather forecast To see each other again. We played fetch with a beast To escape imprisoning chains We jumped from the tallest bridge to land with each other in bed. We scribbled over our paths Drew two rails and a train To get from your planet... Continue Reading →
You are my song, when not even music would sing along You are my muse, when my own poem makes me confused You are my birds when all I want is fly away You are my rock when all around already broke You are my rain and make up rainbows with my sun rays You... Continue Reading →
Now, before you think of me as the Grinch, give me a chance to explain.... Very often, I find myself repeating those inspirational feel-good thoughts that we read in those self-help books. They are nice and serve a great deal to console a friend (or even ourselves) when they are facing a small issue. A... Continue Reading →