The DitchRider's Blog – May 2011 Archive (5)

The Sunday Poem: Mary Oishi... one woman's hallelujah

The Rapture on your mind?  Maybe not the When of it, but the Why?  To a young poet, "There was no hope unless there was a savior out in space somewhere coming for me."  Tough times.  Mary OIshi revisits where all that came from and what it meant.

 

From the back cover of her new book…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 29, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Merimee Moffitt.. In Whole Foods

Poems like this make me open my eyes.  The drama and beauty of life is all around us.  Merimee Moffitt runs a story by us while standing in line.  You can't help but fall in love all over again.

 

Merimee Moffitt lives in Nob Hill. She is a co-editor of The Rag, a monthly poetry…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 22, 2011 at 8:56am — 8 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Jessica Helen Lopez... Always Messing with them Boys

Jessica Helen Lopez speaks with more passion than just about anybody I know.  This is the title poem from her new book which is just out from West End Press.  She is reading this morning at Church of Beethoven, and…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 15, 2011 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

The Sunday Poem: John Roche... 3 Poems from Road Ghosts (ALBUQUERQUE BURNING)

A year ago SoyJames started a very lively discussion about the Albuquerque riots in 1971.  He found these photos.  If you lived here at that time you certainly remember at…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 8, 2011 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Lisa Gill... Two Poems from Caput Nili

Living isn't for cowards!  And documenting a difficult life isn't for those without a sense of humor.  These two poems detail what happens when the poet has self-diagnosed an incredibly serious condition, Multiple Sclerosis, but can't get her doctors to test for it.  And even that wasn't the full…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 1, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

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