Karla Cordero – “The Time Mom Gave Me The Chancla For Letting Andrew Jackson Escape Out The Window”

2017 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“In the boiling summer of 1999, mom gave me the chancla for leaving the window open, she swore she saw a flock of dollar bills fly out the window and soar through the sky.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem by Karla Cordero, featured contestant from the 2017 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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