A Sublime Night Peppered with Revolution
a review of the Sublime with Rome…Continue
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Greetings and Salutations!
Ah love... who doesn't…Continue
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Greetings and Salutations!
I am excited to be taking the…Continue
Jon Knudsen has done as much as anyone for poetry in our community. He started this Sunday Poem several years ago. It would be worth going back into The Duke City Fix’s files to rediscover how many poets he posted, how many poems he brought to a local and ever-broadening readership each Sunday…Continue
to the 2009 Congressional Resolution of Apology to Native Americans. It is longer than what…Continue
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Demetria Martinez has been a prominent figure in New Mexico letters for many years. Her novel Mother Tongue has gone into many editions and been published in a number of other languages. Among her several books of poetry, my favorite is Breathing Between the Lines. Demetria also has an…Continue
Valerie Martínez honors The Sunday Poem with an excerpt from her book-length poem in progress, Count. The above portrait of Valerie is by Thomas Sayers Ellis, the snapshot below is one of hers.
Between you and me, small distance, this little sea of…Continue
I heard Nick DePascal read his poems at a West End Press event last year. A book of his had just been awarded one of the press's two publication prizes for 2014. I liked what I heard, and asked Nick to send something to The Sunday Poem. This is what he…Continue
Enid Howarth is a familiar face around Albuquerque, at poetry readings, concerts, and other cultural venues. You might run into her at a local coffee shop or market, always a pleasant encounter. I had heard that Enid writes poetry, and has done so for many years. When I asked if she would send me some of her poems…Continue
Anyone who appreciates the sweet mix of good poetry, music and beer, appreciates Carlos Contreras’ efforts over the past few years to bring these delights into a single venue with his I’ll Drink to That performance series. He has staged these at a number of breweries and pubs across Albuquerque, creating…Continue
Not only an accomplished poet, Andrea Serrano is also a tireless cultural promoter in our area. Her spirit and energy have promoted many young new voices. We all remember her wonderful reading series at El Chante. This very week she is behind the Hembras de Pluma events, part of the National Hispanic…Continue
Richard Oyama’s unique voice has long sounded in our poetry community. His years of teaching inform some of his best poems. I love the way this poet’s work moves between the ordinary and extraordinary, how he pulls from his acute observation of everyday events material that take us to the core of…Continue