Only the First Notes
 Half Mystic Journal, December 2016

Coatlicue or reasons not to date a Mexican woman

Garland of the Goddess: Tales and Poems of the Feminine Divine, September 2016

Stranded--or midnight is an inkwell
A two-stepping guide for cowards
Donut Factory, July 2016

Picaroon Poetry, July 2016

To be a Mexican
HeART Journal, March 2016
reprinted in Portside, April 2016

Nada que declarar
Bolder: A Latino Rebels Anthology, March 2016

Love lessons
Siren Zine, May 2015

When insects wear their Sunday best
13 myna birds, March 2014

Texas Poetry Calendar, 2014

Dead Flowers, 2013

Leaving Sodom
Brevity Poetry Review, 2013


"Superheroes, lucha libre, and growing up"

Acentos Review, February 2017

"Yerba Mala: Todos los gatos"

Rabble Lit, March 2017



The added weight of skin cells

These Border Lights
Chantwood Magazine, January 2017

This Nocturne of Misplaced Questions
The Airgonaut, January 2017

Springtime in South Texas
Absolution in Filth
Dark Ones: Tales and Poems of the Shadow Gods, November 2016

White Eyes
Riding Light: Starwheel (Issue 2), September 2016

Don't Cry
Spirit's Tincture, August 2016

14 Years
101 Words, July 2016

The Ritual
The Airgonaut, May 2016, nominated for the Best of the Net anthology; Best Short Fictions; and the Pushcart Prize. Currently long-listed for the Wigleaf Top 50.

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Podrá nublarse el sol eternamente;
Podrá secarse en un instante el mar;
Podrá romperse el eje de la tierra
Como un débil cristal.
Podrá la muerte
Cubrirme con su fúnebre crespón;
Pero jamás en mí podrá apagarse
La llama de tu amor.
— Gustavo A. Becquer