Cuba stories, books, poems, and more

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Moses Mendoza navigates the city of Miami in the shade of his father's growing political spotlight. Read More
this is an essay i wrote about the first time i went flying. it is a fictional representation of what it is like for people like me. Read More

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Or intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. Read More

Essay / Romance

February 14, 2017

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An essay about childhood in South Florida's Cuban-American community, and the growing pains of independent thought. Read More

Tags: childhood, miami, cuba

During the sixties, a couple with a broken marriage are forced to be in a bomb shelter together. Read More

Miscellaneous / Non-Fiction

October 29, 2013

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Comments: 1

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CUBA History timeline Read More
Hoover, Florida is home to a very peculiar organization. Read More
God receives a request for help from Fatima because a war between Fidel Castro and JFK is about to start. Worried, God asks his son Jesus to return to Earth and difuse the conflict. Meanwhile, JFK and his counsellor are about to interrogate a captured Fidel Castro’s spy (Varadero). Following… Read More
Inspiration: Cuba, its people, government and lifestyle Read More
Tells the tale of two boys who get caught up in revolution, and the indifference that this revolution has on their lives. Read More

Tags: war, revolution, cuba

Sophie Richards wanted to start over. Everything in her life was going down hill and she wanted to get out of the avalanche before she got caught in it. So what happends when she ends up in an entirely different country with Diego. Read More
Inspired after conversing with a group of Cuban refugees at a second language school. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 04, 2011

Reads: 147

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This is about my first home. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 30, 2010

Reads: 140

Comments: 1

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Tags: man, poem, girl, cuba, postcard

A poetic interpretation of John Singleton Copley's 1778 oil-on-canvas painting of the same title. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2008

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Comments: 6

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As a couple enjoy a dinner, to the tune of jazz; they realise the sun will soon set. They get up, make their way to the beach edge and wait. The beauty of Cuba waits behind them as they stare at the horizon. I took the liberty to make up… Read More
my own translation from Spanish of a poem by the 2nd most famous poet from Cuba. The poem was written after the author was forced to leave Cuba due to his patriotic writings to promote Cuba's independence from Spain, it was written shortly before he died from tuberculosis in Mexico… Read More

Tags: poetry, history, cuba

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Two brothers venture to south Florida to learn how to fly airplanes. Their plans are sidetracked by villains, and they end up in the Florida Keys as deck hands on a sailing yacht. Soon shipwrecked, they are rescued by a Russian cosmonaut living in Cuba. From there, their adventure takes… Read More
my own translation of a poem about exile by the most famous poet from Cuba, died 1895. Read More

Tags: poetry, sea, cuba

my own translation from Spanish of a love poem by the most famous poet from Cuba, died 1895. Read More

Tags: love, poetry, cuba

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 02, 2008

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Comments: 3

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my childhood memories about a tornado that passed by my house in Havana, Cuba. Read More

Tags: poem, tornado, cuba

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Corporate Americas greed is leading us down the road to ruin. Read More
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