The DitchRider's Blog – February 2011 Archive (4)

The Sunday Poem: Idris Goodwin... Response #1

Idris Goodwin was one of the first poets ever featured on The Sunday Poem.  The work of this playwright, poet, and indie rapper has received praise from all quarters--including NPR and the New York Times.  His first book, THESE…

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Added by The DitchRider on February 27, 2011 at 7:42am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Renny Golden... 2 Poems, Nuevo Mexico & Geronimo

Nothing disappears in this dry Land of Enchantment.  As Renny Golden says in the opening lines of Nuevo Mexico, "The high desert is a dog with no sense of time."  This first poem is a kind of short preface to studying anything about New Mexico's history.  The second poem brings to life…

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Added by The DitchRider on February 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Gabriella Duncan... Lemony Sunday Afternoon



Poetry belongs to all of us. And (I believe) when it ceases to hold a place in our hearts that is useful, it disappears from our culture. Many times writing a poem is just as helpful to an individual as reading one. Listen to Gabriella Duncan.



"I was raised in ALL FAITHS orphanage and… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on February 13, 2011 at 7:46am — 7 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Zachary Kluckman... Scrapbook for the Lonely

Zachary Kluckman wanders through this verbal collage dripping images like paint from a twirling brush.  After it is done, all one can say is, "Man, that was so good!"



Poetry activist Zach Kluckman has a brand new project.  He and Sal Treppiedi are organizing a poetry festival as part of Albuquerque's… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on February 6, 2011 at 7:46am — 3 Comments

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