Boundless 2020: the official anthology of the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival

Boundless 2020: the official anthology of the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival

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BOUNDLESS 2020 the Anthology of the RIO GRANDE VALLEY INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL

Boundless is the official anthology of the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival (VIPF), founded in 2008 by Daniel García Ordaz and Brenda Nettles Riojas. VIPF is held annually the last weekend in April in deep South Texas as a celebration of National Poetry Month.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734561791
Publisher: Flowersong Press
Publication date: 04/23/2020
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Section One: The Healers 21 Today’s Gratitude Prayer: The Burning of the Sage 23 Inepo hamutta vichu (Yaqui: I am looking at the woman.) 25 Daily Affirmations 27 A Typical Saturday 29 Sundays 31 The Great Mystery 33 A Letter From Israel 35 Ransom Note Typed on an Old Underwood with an “O” That Won’t Strike 37 You are the incense 40 My God 41 Seyewailo (Yaqui: Flower World) 50 Menstruation Hay(na)ku 51 Shades of Meaning 53 We Could Not Know 55 Como Hubiera 60 Remembering Mother 62 Way too Soon 65 Illuminado 67 Son 68 Pam 70 The Elevator at a Hispanic Serving University 71 Herencias Herreranáuticas 74 Weightless 76 Juan Romero and the Dead Kennedy 81 At the Fine Arts Gallery 82 Winter Road 83 Ausencia 85 Aberrant Thought While in a Check-out Line 86 LONG EL PASO AFTERMATH 87 I Remember the Alamo (Differently) 93 Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez Is Returned To Mother Earth 95 Issues of: 98 América para los americanos: Central America, 2016 100 Perilous Borders 102 When I Wear Bob Kaufman’s Eyes 103 Brother Shaman 105 Alone Together 107 Urethral Rocket 108 Despair 110 Homeless Man 111 Homelessness 113 MY BODY AS A BACKPACK FOR LOVED ONES & THINGS THAT SIT ON A WHEELCHAIR 115 Solitude 117 TAPS 119 This Poem Doesn’t Exist 121 Books, Balls, and Candy 123 Nursery of Winds 125 Through the Year 126 Foreign Service 128 Books 130 The Awkward Book 131 Campground 132 If you are like me 134 Class Consciousness 136 1 is 2nd 138 45 140 Drive Down 77 142 Expiation 143 Samaria 145 Samaria 147 Tragedy and Comedy 148 3 Haiku- A Happy Young Guy/Unknown/Close my Eyes 149 Johnny 152 The Cost 157 The Flight to Johannesburg 159 Main Street 161 Math 162 Amazon 164 Budding Romeo, Ghazal (a poetry form in Hindi & Urdu) 166 Ave de día 168 This is all he knows 169 Awaiting the Heart Attack 170 Worn 172 I Write to Extract 174 Beatitudes for the Hideous 175 El peligro de la noche violada 177 Country Nights 179 The Winter 180 Desert Lament 181 The Great American Windmill Bob Kaufman Destroyed 182 A Little Less Sad 184 Isabel 186 Academic Award For the Movie, “Ars Poetica” 187 Claremont Avenue 189 Traficante 193 Ode to an Avocado 195 Bowie’s Lazarus 197 Chorizaso 198 Release It 200 Abused in the rain 201 Niña sin nombre 204 Girl with no name 207 The WIllows 209 December 3rd, 2007 212 The lost leaf 214 I am not ashamed 215 Before Work 217 Wick Work 219 A Purple Cow/A Tabby Cat/A Yellow Rat 221 Losing Sight 223 9 224 9 226 The revolving doors 228 Shipley Do-nuts 230 The Earth 231 LAUGH, DREAM 233 Mountain time 234 A query 235 ay, Padre Viento 237 Children have left the house

Section Two: Youth Section, The Truth-Tellers

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