The DitchRider's Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

The Sunday Poem: E.A. (Tony) Mares and Larry Goodell... two poems, Rio Grande & A La Local

The Duende Poetry Series of Placitas, now in its eighth year, will sponsor the fourth (and last) reading of 2012, today at 3pm at the Anasazi Fields…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 28, 2012 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Aileen O'Catherine… Snapshot of a Young Girl at a Harvest Festival

It might be a scene in Corrales, Los Ranchos, Belen, or near the poet's home in Peralta.  In any case the sharp eyes of Aileen O'Catherine see beyond the straw and corn husks, and peer into the future of a youngster making a scarecrow.  In this one moment, autumn seems a lot like…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 21, 2012 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Merimee Moffitt... the world in a word rant poem

Women and girls are under attack worldwide--Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, and even here in the USA.  For instance, during last week's vice-presidential debate, Rep. Paul Ryan vowed to take decisions about abortion rights away from "unelected" judges and put them back in the legislature where they belong. …

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Added by The DitchRider on October 14, 2012 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Georgia Santa-Maria... For the Friend Who Sends Me Names and Numbers for Workshops She Thinks Will Improve Me

Georgia once wrote me that her 5th grade principal at Emerson Elementary said that in 36 years of teaching, she was the worst kid she’d ever known.  With such an interesting childhood it is perhaps no wonder that people keep sending her self-improvement opportunities.  But not so fast!  The poet responds,…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 7, 2012 at 7:41am — 9 Comments

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