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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

bits

telephone: a new translation journal.
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have i told you how hot it is in southern arizona these days? it hurts to walk outside.
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The author should withhold some information—to protect his or her own privacy and, just as importantly, to respect the reader’s ability to fill in the blanks. Other than that, no, there are no borders. But the writing must be good. And the goal should be art for art’s sake, not shock for shock’s sake.
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is it too late for me to have a quinceañera? i like high-heeled shoes.
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Eight out of every 100 Chicano students will graduate from a college with a Bachelors degree, compared to 26 out of every 100 white students, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
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i'm working on a quinceañera poem. a porcelain doll makes an appearance. cue the horror movie music!
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i can't get enough of david trinidad these days. i so envy his poems.
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kevin a. gonzález is coming to my quinceañera. don't be jealous, haters.
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karla kelsey reviews christian hawkey.
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popsicles!

1 comment:

Matthew Thorburn said...

DT is a great poet and teacher. He taught my first workshop in the New School MFA.