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    Día de los muertos

    By Ableardo B. Delgado

    Renacen los huertos,
    también los muertos.
    El día de los muertos
    por siete minutos
    podemos platicar
    con los seres queridos fallecidos
    I remember
    tagging along
    chasing my abuela
    to el camposanto
    to sell paper flowers
    to make the somber tombs bright
    That was back in Mexico
    I was only seven years old.
    Here in the U.S.
    los muertos
    are persona non gratas.
    Here we do not wish
    to hold dialogue
    with los muertos
    They remind us
    we too
    will eventually join them.
    Here there is no luto
    and there are no novenas
    or puños de tierra
    Here in the U.S.

    the idea is to hide,
    to ignore the dead
    and to even avoid death
    in our conversations.
    in Mexico la muerte
    is well known.
    She’s la talaca, a feminine figure.
    Our Puerto Rican
    brothers and sisters
    Call her “la flaca.”
    Talking with the dead is necessary
    to remind ourselves
    to enjoy our lives
    and not to go about
    as if we already died
    and no one said good-bye or cried.






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    Bone, bone, bone, bone, bone, bone, bone, bone, bone
    Re: GayInTucson's illiterate ass

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    I don't think we'll be hearing from him again. R.I.P

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    Tell me what ya gonna do
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    Quote Originally Posted by EmberVega View Post
    I don't think we'll be hearing from him again. R.I.P

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    I love this art...


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    Quote Originally Posted by stinkbutt View Post
    Tell me what ya gonna do
    Bone, bone, bone, tell me what you thinkin about . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geno_guerrero View Post
    I love this art...
    It's beautiful, and the shit that can be done with sugar - AMAZING!

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    My girlfriend's family makes a bunch of calaveras every year. They turn out pretty sweet. (pun fully intended)

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    that poem was really stupid.
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    last.fm
    4/5/14 - Trentemoller - Fonda // 4/9/14 - The Knife - Fox Theater Pomona // 4/22/14 - Dillinger Escape Plane - Glasshouse// 5/23/14 - 5/26/14 Punk Rock Bowling - Las Vegas
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    Comments about she left the movie feeling bad and she one of those girls that fuck in the ass to saving her Vagina intercourse for marriage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    Thats Devils Night, you are 2 days too late.

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    Tucson's 'All Souls Procession" is the best muertos celebration I've been to in the states!



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    Great pictures Forza.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    Thats Devils Night, you are 2 days too late.
    Has the time come yet for you to be put safely away in a time capsule? THAT would be worth celebrating since you're so on top of timelines and shit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    Thats Devils Night, you are 2 days too late.
    No, City of Angels takes place during Dia De Los Muertos in Los Angeles. It even has Deftones performing during a giant Day Of The Day celebration. That pic is the film's version of the River Styx wherein iggy Pop is sent down to meet the ferryman
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    Comments about she left the movie feeling bad and she one of those girls that fuck in the ass to saving her Vagina intercourse for marriage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geno_guerrero View Post
    I love this art...
    I was comming in here to say the exact same thing. I love Day of the Dead art. I absolutely love it.
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    And it's been long established that Chris hates fun.

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    There's so MUCH of it too. My wife used to manage a call center and she has a tile with a skeleton on the phone and "Please Hold" written in bones.
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    Here's my little fellow.
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    If you're in a relationship that causes Ancestry.com to crash, it's probably inappropriate.

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    It's almost here!!!

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    This How I remember first experiencing Dia de los Muertos. My parents are from Morelia in the state of Michoacan not too far away from where the original Dia de los muertos celebration started.

    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    Is that written in some sort of underground rat language I'm not familiar with?

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    The LA cemeteries still have some pretty authentic moments.

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    Boning!
    Whiskey Sour

    2 oz blended whiskey
    Juice of 1/2 lemon
    1/2 tsp powdered sugar
    1 cherry
    1/2 slice lemon

    Shake blended whiskey, juice of lemon, and powdered sugar with ice and strain into a whiskey sour glass. Decorate with the half-slice of lemon, top with the cherry, and serve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    that poem was really stupid.
    I stand by this statement.
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    All Souls Procession(Tucson's version of Day of the Dead) was last night. It's an amazing event. There was about 30,000 people marching and dancing downtown. Calexico played after.















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    BEAUTIFUL! Nice pics Gribble.

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    HOLY CRAP that looks like so much fun
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    It really is. I didn't get any pics, but my friend Andrea did acrobatics on top of a crane at the end. It's a pretty emotional event. People carrying around pictures/mementos of lost loved ones and what not.
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    King Khan & the Shrines - 5/30 - The Mohawk
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    How did you like the concert?

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    It was great. My first time seeing Calexico.
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