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poet on the move, got any ideas?

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where to camp?

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arizona to the left of me, texas to my right... stuck in the middle with you.

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Dos Hombres: An Evening of Poetry with Luis J. Rodriguez and Richard Garcia at Lecture Room, Dane Smith Hall, UNM

September 27, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The UNM MFA Creative Writing Program, the UNM English Department, and The Mas Tequila Review are proud to present a special evening of poetry, open to the public, no charge: Luis J.   Rodriguez is the author of fifteen books in poetry, the novel, short   stories, children's literature, and nonfiction, including the…See More
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A Conversation & Booksigning with Luis J. Rodriguez at UNM Bookstore, Main Campus

September 27, 2012 from 2pm to 3pm
Internationally acclaimed Chicano author/activist/publisher, Luis J. Rodriguez will discuss and sign his follow-up to the award-winning classic, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. The sequel, It Calls You Back: An Odessy Through Love, Addiction, Revolution, and Healing, was released earlier this year. The…See More
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Dos Hombres: An Evening of Poetry with Luis J. Rodriguez and Richard Garcia at Lecture Room, Dane Smith Hall, UNM

September 27, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The UNM MFA Creative Writing Program, the UNM English Department, and The Mas Tequila Review are proud to present a special evening of poetry, open to the public, no charge: Luis J.   Rodriguez is the author of fifteen books in poetry, the novel, short   stories, children's literature, and nonfiction, including the…See More
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"here's hoping our governor does the GOP proud and apologizes for offending the legacy of the great general custer.   http://gawker.com/5937849/rnc-leader-says-governor-dishonored-general-custers-memory-by-meeting-with-american-indians"
Aug 27, 2012

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Nob Hill
About Me:
Graduated from UNM Creative Writing program with MFA, Dec 2010. Former events coordinator for Alamosa Books, currently conducting a job search. Will read poetry for money, or beer, or food. All three would be great. Also looking for a teaching job. I've had two books published, (shopping around a third) and I edit and publish The Mas Tequila Review; a small press poetry journal, now going into its 3rd issue.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
The natural beauty, creative energy, diverse population, the arts, culture, and food. Least favorite thing: the drivers. What else?
My Website:
http://rvargas54.wix.com/rvargas54

reading "Whimper" at Albuquerque Poets Against War

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Nob Hill Alert

Posted on May 14, 2012 at 3:30pm 20 Comments

Last week my neighbor had a break in, and someone stole their son's laptop. I live behind them, by the alley. I just came home and found a man standing in the alley by my apt., drinking a beer. He had a back pack, was wearing shades, a grey sweatshirt, and long dark pants. He has a moustache, a suntanned complexion, and his hair is a dark sandy brown. And he was talking on a cell phone. As soon as I drove up, he and his beer walked to Coal, heading westbound. After a few blocks, he cut into…

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merry christmas and screw customer service... or what you get when you replace your UPS mailbox with a USPS PO Box

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 4:32pm 0 Comments

I just got back from the post office, where I had a notice in my PO Box that I have a package for pickup. I took the notice and got into the looooonnnnggggg line winding through the lobby. At a time when the institution we call the U.S. mail is sinking faster than one can say "Titanic," I can't help but see the obvious reasons why, especially during the busiest time of their year. First, there was the usual "one" employee working behind the counter, helping us each one by one. I don't blame…

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