Thoughts crash outside—time.
    Macaw feathers—ink shatters.
         Voices across parallels.

J D Trejo-Maya, orginally from the small rural pueblo of Tarimoro in the lowlands of Mexico, migrated to the United States in 1988. He has a BA in Sociology & Social Work from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles with an emphasis in ethnopoetic language poetry. He has poems published in the Nimrod International Journal and Belleville Park Pages with several pending works in MS. He lives in La Puente, California and is currently unemployed. He enjoys walking and hiking in the mountains.