like a (c)hupacabra sacrifice

I was never afraid
of El Chupacabra,
because my grandfather promised
I could outrun a goat.

I was never afraid
of La Llorona,
because my grandfather promised
my baby sister
could outrun
me.

9 Comments

    1. In the version I grew up with, she only wanted to steal children to replace her own. As long as I got caught, my little brothers and sisters could theoretically get away… 🙂

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