Image: “Southern Arizona,” by Alice B. Clagett, 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0
A Prose Poem by Alice B. Clagett
A man told me something once,
and my mind keeps floating back to it
from time to time.
Not just to the words,
but to the way he said them
— with such certain, tender dignity.
“We are La Raza.
And what makes us
different from other people?”
He touched his chest.
Alice B. Clagett
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