"I learned that plain old words can shine glorious if they are bowed and rearranged right--and that sometimes the rhythm says more than the words themselves."--Jenifer Rae Vernon
From the small neighborhoods of Comanche Tribal Housing like Madischie comes a hell-bent young crew of Comanche, Arapahoe, and Kiowa toughs led by a young Comanche named Velroy. Sy Hoahwah tells their story.
Subjects: American IndiansPoetry
A collection of poetry, stories, and essays by New Mexico teens who have been part of the Voces creative writing program.
Levi Romero recalls the tradiciones of life in northern New Mexico--a way of life seldom represented in American poetry.
Subjects: Chicana and ChicanoPoetry
The prodigal daughter writes of her travels and return and shares unique photos of her kin.
Subjects: American IndiansLiteratureSouthwestPoetry
It would be hard to imagine a poet more appreciated by other poets than Glenna Luschei.
McCarthy's writing focuses on family life, working-class ethnicity, prisons, personal loss, and our connections to historical experience.
Acknowledging the historic oppression of Native Americans, Broyles also focuses on the enduring spirit of the people themselves.
Exciting words by talented poets who have made Albuquerque's poetry slams so successful.
Sagan charts the exploration of the soul on this home called planet earth.