Chicano Literary Movement · Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Latin-American Culture · Latin-American Literature · Poetry

Sandra Cisneros

no

do not
mistake
this myth
for love—

that
is a different
kind
of burning

— Sandra Cisneros, from “Valparaiso,” My Wicked Ways: Poems. (Knopf, November 17, 1992)

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