Empanadas

April 14, 2008
By Ivan Quiroz, Indian Trail, NC

Empanadas
are comfort
for my soul,
delicious for my heart.

Empanadas
are like a big arch
in my hands
bridging
Mexico and the United States.

Empanadas
are what I smelled
in the middle of the afternoon
when my grandma made
my memories of my country.


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