A story: There was a cow in the road, struck by a semi-- half-moon of carcass and jutting legs, eyes already milky with dust and snow, rolled upward as if tired of this world tilted on its side. We drove through the pink light of the police cruiser, her broken flank blowing steam in the air. Minutes later, a
In 2012, as part of its centennial year of statehood, Arizona established a state poet laureate position. Alberto Ríos was appointed the inaugural state poet laureate in 2013. He is currently a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
Rosemarie Dombrowski was named the first poet laureate of Phoenix, Arizona, in 2016. She will serve a two-year term.
In 2017, TC Tolbert was named the poet laureate of Tucson, Arizona. S/he will serve a two-year term.
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We stand on the edge, the fall into depth, the ascent of light revelatory, the canyon walls moving up out of shadow, lit colours of the layers cutting down through darkness, sunrise as it passes a precipitate of the river, its burnt tangerine flare brief, jagged bleeding above the far rim for a split
In Mexico and Latin America, celebrating one's Saint's day instead of one's birthday is common. I was born in Nogales, Arizona, On the border between Mexico and the United States. The places in between places They are like little countries Themselves, with their own holidays Taken a