The DitchRider's Blog – December 2010 Archive (4)

The Sunday Poem: Stewart S. Warren... Coziness

Sometimes the last present under the tree is a real treasure. This little poem on the day after Christmas is absolutely perfect.



Stewart S. Warren, writer and performance poet, was born 1950 into the affluent southern society of Tulsa,…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 26, 2010 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Georgia Santa-Maria... Poetry Salon



Did you see that PBS special on Paris between the wars? The salon scene there fostered a mixing of ideas and an energy that was truly amazing. Today's poem has all of that. It sort of reminds me of what "Land of a Thousand Dances" was to Rock & Roll. It is guaranteed to make you smile and ask for… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on December 19, 2010 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kenneth P. Gurney... Hours After Sumter

There it was--that first wave of bravado without regard for the lives and deaths of thousands which would inevitably follow. The Civil War began with brave shouts and cannon fire 150 years ago. The cost of slavery as well as the cost of that war were also inevitable and is still being paid.

Kenneth P. Gurney…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 12, 2010 at 7:29am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Zachary Kluckman... Reflecting Over Coffee

Those moments are gone. Her lips have left the cup...but the imagined kiss remains. Delicious. Every imagined minute of it.



Zach Kluckman's anthology of New Mexican poets, Earthships: A New Mecca Poetry Collection, was a finalist in the 2008 NM Book Awards. Past publications include the New York Quarterly, Dos Passos Review, Cutthroat and more, as well as several anthologies.



Reflecting Over Coffee



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Added by The DitchRider on December 5, 2010 at 7:31am — 7 Comments

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