see my brother-in-law with a styled shirt in spite of his cancer below then a small dinner in the evening the next day no one knows except I may be on the road Mesquite where my father settled in '31 forty-five minutes west then a left you go in sister Sarita waits for me on Abby Street after decades in
The current state poet laureate of Texas is Jenny Browne, who was appointed in 2017 and is serving a one-year term. Browne is the author of three poetry collections, most recently Dear Stranger (University of Tampa Press, 2013). She received the Cecil Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America, as well as several fellowships from the National Endowment of Arts and the San Antonio Artist Foundation. Browne currently teaches creative writing, environmental literature, and women and gender studies at Trinity University in San Antonio.
Apr 14 2018 to Aug 01 2018
We are a group of poets and musicians meeting quarterly since November 2016. Our mission is to "encourage, uplift and inspire." April's roster of poets and musicians includes KB Eckhardt; Rosemary Cataclos, Texas Poet Laureate 2013; Sandi Horton, Waco Wordfest Director and Anthology Editor, Langdon Review 2018 Writer-in-Residence; and Jenny Browne, Texas Poet Laureate 2017 and San Antonio Poet Laureate 2016-18. If you are in the San Antonio, Texas area and would like an invitation, write to [email protected].
Further, we are now curating our first anthology, poems for peace (forthcoming fall 2018) in association with the San Antonio peaceCenter. All proceeds go to benefit the peaceCenter. Included poets will receive one complimentary copy and access to discounted pricing on book purchases. Included poets may be invited to participate in future poets for peace events. The book will be perfect bound and available online as a peaceCenter book and in book stores locally.
8:00pm to 1:00am
North Central78217 San Antonio, Texas
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after rereading Cormac McCarthy and taking a 5 mile run through the River Ranch Laughter is also a form of prayer —Kierkegaard Okay then, right here, Lord, in Bandera,
I never knew them all, just hummed and thrummed my fingers with the radio, driving five hundred miles to Austin. Her arms held all the songs I needed. Our boots kept time with fiddles and the charming sobs of blondes, the whine of steel guitars sliding us down in deer-hide chairs when jukebox music was over.