Michael Timothy Rose
Michael Timothy Rose Poems
'Fender Bender' Short Response
The short story, 'Fender Bender, ' by Ramon 'Tiangus' Perez,
portrays the prejudiced state in which the contemporary society in
America regards illegally immigrated peoples. The anecdotal
experience which Perez divulges furthermore demonstrates an inter-
cultural conflict between Mexican immigrants: those who have become
Americanized and those who have clung onto the the cultural
idiosyncrosies of Mexico. In the short story, this conflict is catalyzed ...
I hate the way
That I’m imprinted,
Different; the way that-
You’ve changed me.
You’ve written upon me like a script,
And nothing was intentional