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The Sunday Poem: Alanna Offield

Greetings and Salutations! I am excited to be taking the reigns of The Sunday Poem. I know Margret Randall, along with Jon Knudsen and the other DCF Ditchriders, have created a legacy in The Sunday Poem of which I will attempt to do justice.One of my goals for this weekly blog is to introduce ABQ and…See More
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The Sunday Poem: Alanna Offield

Greetings and Salutations! I am excited to be taking the reigns of The Sunday Poem. I know Margret Randall, along with Jon Knudsen and the other DCF Ditchriders, have created a legacy in The Sunday Poem of which I will attempt to do justice.One of my goals for this weekly blog is to introduce ABQ and…See More
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The Sunday Poem: Alanna Offield

Posted on June 28, 2015 at 7:00am 4 Comments

Greetings and Salutations! 

I am excited to be taking the…

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The Sunday Poem: Jon Knudsen

Posted on June 21, 2015 at 7:00am 6 Comments

Jon Knudsen has done as much as anyone for poetry in our community. He started this Sunday Poem several years ago. It would be worth going back into The Duke City Fix’s files to rediscover how many poets he posted, how many poems he brought to a local and ever-broadening readership each Sunday…

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The Sunday Poem: Layli Long Soldier

Posted on June 14, 2015 at 6:00am 0 Comments

I heard Layli Long Soldier read at Naropa’s Summer Writing Program in June, 2014. The impact of her work was immediate and tremendous. The following is an excerpt from Whereas, which is a response 

to the 2009 Congressional Resolution of Apology to Native Americans. It is longer than what…

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The Sunday Poem: Demetria Martinez

Posted on June 7, 2015 at 7:00am 1 Comment

Demetria Martinez has been a prominent figure in New Mexico letters for many years. Her novel Mother Tongue has gone into many editions and been published in a number of other languages. Among her several books of poetry, my favorite is Breathing Between the Lines. Demetria also has an…

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The Sunday Poem: Valerie Martinez

Posted on May 31, 2015 at 7:00am 1 Comment

Valerie Martínez honors The Sunday Poem with an excerpt from her book-length poem in progress, Count. The above portrait of Valerie is by Thomas Sayers Ellis, the snapshot below is one of hers.

 

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Between you and me, small distance, this little sea of…

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At 8:53pm on December 5, 2010, Barbara Bode said…
Was it you who posted the Frida and Diego poem? Stunning! I sent copies to a dozen friends. In fact that poem , which I read on Jon Knudson's blog, was a major reason I tracked down Duke City. The other reason is that if I ever move back to the States, it would be to live in or around Albuquerque.
At 4:23pm on October 27, 2010, Dee Cohen said…
Yes, that was me.
Would you like a link to the album?
I'm new to ABQ.
Who was youse?
Dee
At 3:28pm on April 8, 2009, Joseph Franklin said…
Thanks for your response to my post about Harrison Ridley. Don't know if you're from Philly and knew of him but, well, he was a beautiful soul.
At 7:42pm on February 9, 2009, Idris said…
thanks for the comments. i will get something together and send it to ya.
 
 
 

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