Facundo Rompehuevos is an activist and writer based in Los Angeles who is very angry at imperialism and postmodernist literature. He is finally writing the book he threatened all his friends with, tentatively titled "The Last Days of the Valley" due to be published by a yet-to-be-determined date by some yet-to-be-named unfortunate publisher. He recommends this fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/single-mom-paying-7k-after-protesting-landlord
and Gloria resigned herself to her fate
the inevitability of her mother's caring fists
striking her head, her sides, designating
her calloused, open palms for her face
careful not to leave any black eyes
He picked a pine tree because of how strong they are and how tall they can get. But the cholos didn’t like any of that. They would tell each other that it was corny and stupid, but really they felt threatened by the symbolism. Nothing good should be here, they would think, fuck life, fuck lames, fuck this tree.