Carmen Tafolla is an acclaimed poet and playwright who was named Poet Laureate for the CIty of San Antonio, Texas in 2012. In her one-woman show she depicts an array of barrio personalities. Latinopia was at Trinity University when she performed her one-woman show on February 3, 2010. In this excerpt, “Tere,” she portrays a first-grader whose first day at school is not what she expected. This video was produced, is owned and copyrighted by Barrio Dog Productions Inc and is posted on vimeo and Latinopia.com by permission. The play is copyrighted and performed by CarmenTafolla.