The DitchRider's Blog – April 2012 Archive (5)

The Sunday Poem: Kell Robertson (In Memorium)... Two Poems

Kell Robertson died last November in a small straw-bale cabin outside Santa Fe.  He was both…


Added by The DitchRider on April 29, 2012 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Aileen O'Catherine... On What's Really Needed Nine Months After Your Debilitating Injury

This morning's post is all about April.    Aileen O'Catherine writes that today's piece is "a poem that I wrote for my young son about a year and a half ago. He had a very horrible injury and a long recovery. Fortunately, things are better now, in oh so many ways.

I have written…


Added by The DitchRider on April 22, 2012 at 7:45am — 11 Comments

The Sunday Poem: ABQ Poet Laureate Hakim Bellamy... Home Invasion

It was just over three years ago that Hakim Bellamy first appeared in The Sunday Poem series.  His love of the Duke City and New Mexico is so apparent in this piece that was published here at that time.  No wonder he was named Albuquerque's first poet laureate.  Congratulations, Hakim.  Congratulations are…


Added by The DitchRider on April 15, 2012 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Sandra Valle... Postcard from Michigan

"I read Dee's poem this morning up in cold and gray Michigan and was moved, again, by what she wrote. And I missed New Mexico even more…"

New Mexico is like that.

"I moved to Albuquerque a year ago from Michigan. I've spent the last year getting settled, writing, and learning…


Added by The DitchRider on April 8, 2012 at 8:24am — 8 Comments

The Sunday Poem: David Wilde... FRAC/KTAL#1

Well I got the email and attachment.  "Nice David!  Btw, is that a wrapper from a straw that you used?  And does that mean anything?"  He replied:

Jon.  Nice guess.  Its actually a teabag wrapper from the the Frontier which I generally write my poetry on the back of as well as making notes…


Added by The DitchRider on April 1, 2012 at 8:00am — 14 Comments

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