“And if it was possible to cross
Those bridges without papers?
And if it was safe to swim that river
Without fear of stray bullets?
And if we all could hold hands…
Without prejudice, racism or hatred,
Forming a chain of brotherhood?”
from, a poem by
Julieta Corpus.

Author: Julieta Corpus

Julieta Corpus has been writing since the age of eleven. She graduated from UTPA with a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She’s been an elementary school teacher for the past eleven years, but has never stopped writing. She’s been published by UTPA”s Gallery Magazine, Tendiendo Puentes, a poetic anthology, Mesqite Review, STCC’s Interstice and Tierra Firme , and in the September 2009 issue of the Mcallen Monitor’s Festiva, Writers Edition. She also organizes poetry readings and is an active member and participant of the Rio Grande Valley Poetry Festival and the San Benito Writers forum. Julieta blames her penchant for the dramatic in her poetry to a life long addiction to Mexican soap operas. And she is a regular contributor to Writers of the Rio Grande


3 Responses to From Puentes Fronterizos

  1. Julieta says:

    Thank you for publishing this excerpt from a longer poem, Ed. The full length will appear in a future project by Borderland Mujeres which consists of Katie Hoerth, Corinne Whittenmore, and myself.

  2. Eugene Gene Novogrodsky says:

    …fine piece, a fine dream/wish …

  3. fine piece ,,,good wish/dream/hope

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