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

The Sunday Poem: Aaron Greenwood... for the children

In a land where human life mostly clings to the sides of a river or two, it is not hard to imagine a bleak future in a hotter, drier world.  This poem was probably also written, or sung, in Chaco a thousand years ago.

Aaron is a card carrying member of the…


Added by The DitchRider on July 29, 2012 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Birdie Jaworski... Timeloop Key

Leave it to Birdie Jaworski to be wandering around where she doesn't belong.  Be light-footed Birdie.  Tip-toe…don't kick anything.  Take water.

  Birdie Jaworski lived in Santa Fe and Las Vegas, NM before moving to Albuquerque.  Her memoir,…


Added by The DitchRider on July 22, 2012 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Miriam Sagan... Two Poems About Water

Water.  It is at the top of the front page of this morning's newspaper.  But Miriam Sagan follows those underground currents into places where reporters can't go:  into the center of the dance.

Miriam Sagan has published over twenty…


Added by The DitchRider on July 15, 2012 at 8:18am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Richard Vargas... milagro #14, for Joy

From the poet:

"The milagro series is my attempt to bring some quiet into the perpetual cacophony of social, political, and economic injustice that confronts me every day. Anyone who is taking a stand, confronting these issues head on, knows what I'm talking about. You struggle to not lose your…


Added by The DitchRider on July 8, 2012 at 8:00am — 10 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Teresa E. Gallion... Two Poems

The interaction between these two beautiful pieces is both heartfelt and somewhat mysterious.  Is this the same person?  Does one foreshadow the other?  The reader builds his own story guided by the tender reflections of a thoughtful life.



Added by The DitchRider on July 1, 2012 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

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