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Sunday, August 29, 2010

bits and bits and more bits

ouch indeed: "The Madonnas of Echo Park" is a huge step backward for Chicano literature. It appears to have been written without knowledge of a long and proud literary tradition that has moved beyond easy representations of La Raza as "illegal aliens," hustlers, gangsters and suffering mothers.
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i know it's months away, but i can't wait for awp dc. i can't wait to say hi to many of you. i can't wait to run away from many of you.
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hola, g.c. waldrep!
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i can help other poets come up with titles for their manuscripts, but i can't help myself: I've been trying for a year to retitle my manuscript but so far...nothing, nada, double nothing. i still have the same title. sigh.
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congrats, tomás q. morin!
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i will be visiting nyc this upcoming winter! yes. yes. yes.
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the branch will break. sometimes.
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i want to kiss some of my poems. i want to kick some of my poems in the balls. is that normal?
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are you cute? i think you are cute.
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brian teare: torn text
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3 comments:

newzoopoet said...

If you run from me at AWP, I will give chase.

Biombo said...

ha! I also want to kick my poems in the balls and punch them in the neck!!

Mari said...

Yes -- very normal.