New Mexico

 

 

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Colony Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico New Mexico
Writing Program The College of Santa Fe New Mexico
Writing Program Institute of American Indian Arts New Mexico
Writing Program New Mexico State University New Mexico
Writing Program University of New Mexico New Mexico
Conference Taos Summer Writer's Conference New Mexico
Conference The Border Book Festival New Mexico
Conference Santa Fe Antiquarian Book Show New Mexico
Small Press University of New Mexico Press New Mexico
Small Press Museum of New Mexico Press New Mexico

poems

poem
Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport Terminal, after learning
my flight had been delayed for four hours, I heard an announcement:
"If anyone in the vicinity of Gate A-4 understands any Arabic, please
come to the gate immediately."

Well--one pauses these days. Gate A-4 was my own gate. I went there.

An
poem
At dusk, by the irrigation ditch
gurgling past backyards near the highway,
locusts raise a maze of calls in cottonwoods.

A Spanish girl in a white party dress
strolls the levee by the muddy water
where her small sister plunks in stones.

Beyond a low adobe wall and a wrecked car
men are pitching horseshoes in a