Tag: poetry

A Poetic Journey

UNITED STATES—Since being on the airplane to Madrid, I'd reencountered poetry. I grabbed a few scraps from the shelf above my desk because we...


UNITED STATES—Lovely event at the library in Echo Park last Friday. The poet Patricio Maya gave the first of three Friday talks devoted to...

Lucky Dog

UNITED STATES—Two thousand dollars was an unusually small amount for a trust deed. For that amount I had sewn up as collateral the whole...

Full Circle

UNITED STATES—Astonishing how things blossomed after joining the Spanish-language theater group. After one of the group's rehearsals Rafael, the director, invited me to check...

UCLA Graduate New U.S. Poet Laureate

BRENTWOOD—Juan Felipe Herrera, 66, a graduate from UCLA, the former poet laureate of California, is now the poet Laureate of the United States. The Library...

A Mother’s Day Memory

BEVERLY HILLS—My mother once said, "It doesn't matter if you love or hate the person who brought you into this world, you owe respect...
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