Stories in the Wind

Lola Rosario
2 min readMar 30, 2024
Coconut Palm Tree ~ Medianía Alta, Loíza, Borikén (taken by Author, 2022)

these winds carry songs of yesterday
centuries in the making
from my ancestors who knew long before I did
that I would return to Her soil
that Her earth would tickle my bare soles
as a welcoming gift — the most precious

how often must those songs have carried pain
unbearable, a suffering-seeking escape…



Lola Rosario

Poet, Journalist & Translator 🇵🇷. Prefer being barefoot. Available for hire, let's connect.