Myriam Gurba

A Nigment Of
the racist imagination

Tensing My Acrostic

Cannabis Sisyphus
                                    Always rolling
                     Always rolling
Always rolling

Recipe for Inexpensive Modern Art
Buy a bag of Cheetos.
Open it.
Find the Cheeto that looks most like a bust of Michael Jackson.
Treat it kindly.

Myriam Gurba is a middle-class American of Mexican and Polish descent. This ethnic shit storm has made her the butt of many jokes. She is the author of Dahlia Season (Manic D), Wish You Were Me (Future Tense), menudo & Herb (self-published), and A White Girl Named Shaquanda (self-published). She blogs at

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