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

The Sunday Poem: Robert Masterson... Stealing Cars for Kelly Ashner

Ever tried to impress your fantasy girl?  The poet thinks back a few decades to when Albuquerque's used car lot owners were huge celebrities and Masterson entertained those sorts of dreams.  Actually, this sounds a lot like somebody who could be on television today.



Currently an English professor at…

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Added by The DitchRider on April 24, 2011 at 9:17am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Elaine Schwartz... El Flautista

Some of the most memorable poems in the English language have been written about paintings.  A painting by Remedios Varo is the subject of Elaine Schwartz's poem by the same name, El Flautista.  Varo, whose paintings are instantly… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on April 17, 2011 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Mark Justice Hinton... Whispering, "Rain!"

Rain is on everyone's mind.  In this poem Mark Justice Hinton walks and listens among the cottonwoods that make up the Rio Grande Bosque.

April is National Poetry Month and for the second year in a row HInton is writing a daily poem.  They are available to be read (and heard) on his famous…

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Added by The DitchRider on April 10, 2011 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Brendan Constatine & Peggy Dobreer... Cold Reading, across the ribs of red canyon

Even "the guerrilla fighter of poets" can end up teaching in a classroom.  Brendan Constatine is currently reading in Albuquerque with fellow Southern California poet Peggy Dobreer.  Constatine writes, "I'm honored to be a guest in NM, a place with such a rich tradition of art. Honestly…

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Added by The DitchRider on April 3, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

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