Un Vaquero en la tierra del cactus (Microfiction Monday)


“Me llamo Juan Medina. Fui una vez un vaquero en la tierra del cactus. Ahora protejo esta tierra como su guardián.”

“No Habla Espanol Senior”

“Oh – Ok.”

****

My name is Juan Medina. I once was a cowboy in the land of the cactus. Now I protect this land as its guardian.

“Mejor en 140?”

“Si – Gracias”

(Ok it’s 140 + subtitles – wink)

Thank you to Susan of Stony River for yet another delightful picture prompt and Microfiction Monday.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

25 thoughts on “Un Vaquero en la tierra del cactus (Microfiction Monday)

      1. Two lovely and nsoatlgic stories. Thanks for the video. I loved Simon and Garfunkel and used to have most of their albums. When I was younger, I didn’t find the last line (Preserve your memories, they’re all that’s left you.)strange at all. Now I find it rather sad. Age is no reason to stop making new memories.

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  1. I read the Spanish, then the English and had two thoughts:
    1. My 6 years of Spanish in HS and college were NOT wasted!
    2. Me llamo Inigo Montoya . . . how funny that whole scene would be in Spanish!

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