De La Olla by Kristian Espinoza
A poem on memory by Kristian Espinoza.
De La Olla
It’s the half-washed pots
The smoke stained walls
School photos colonized
Floors covered in mixed colored
The thin paged bible devoured by
It’s this house tata bought for nana
That produced the best beans.
Beans I won’t taste anywhere else.
Hailing from Blythe, California, Espinoza's poetry paints a portrait of ancestry, memory, and heritage. He has graduated from Humboldt State University for Psychology and Ethnic Studies. De La Olla was featured in Call + Response Journal Volume I.