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

The Sunday Poem: William C. Hyland... Step Lightly

Hemingway once said, "If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."  That is exactly the way many of us think about being in New Mexico's wilderness.  You take it with you…


Added by The DitchRider on August 28, 2011 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Jules Nyquist... Hypnotizing Chickens


In a poem full of startling images, a quiet line in this poem captures the story of so many of us.  We may wonder about who is really being hypnotized here, but "He missed the war that was meant for him." just leaps from the page.  Welcome, Jules, to the Land of Enchantment.  She…


Added by The DitchRider on August 21, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kenneth P. Gurney... On the Seventh Day

How could God, with His busy schedule, find time to rest on the seventh day?  Maybe in a less populated world He didn't have as much to think about.


Kenneth P. Gurney lives in Albuquerque with his beloved Dianne.  For Kenneth's full bio, publication notes and available…


Added by The DitchRider on August 14, 2011 at 7:59am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Larry Goodell... Peace Envoy

America was founded on the strength of an idea, not our military might.  Our first 'warriors' were pamphleteers.  In today's world Larry Goodell looks at our strengths once more...and answers the question, "Is poetry worth writing?"


Once called "The Aristophanes of the Piñon-Juniper…


Added by The DitchRider on August 7, 2011 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

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