All I remember are the stories my mother tells me and so I remember the old men who sat in the dust and laughed when she killed the scorpion.  I remember the avocado tree that was the fourth wall of the kitchen, and I remember the girl named Mariposa who was my friend.

Jade Sanchez-Ventura, “Say It Like This" 

Hear more of Jade’s work on Friday at Bar Thalia