Archive for ‘February, 2009’

Free Writing

And there was play–great amounts of pleasure in the dirt and pavement of the alley. Immense imagined baseball games and championship marble championships. Handball on the…

Free Writing

(Voices seem to want to take this Cornbread story to a weird place.) A lifetime of bad thoughts followed those few days with Romes. I hear…

Failed Free Writing

I’ve seen pictures of the Abuelita before she met the Abuelito. The day she moved out to Colorado from New Mexico and changed her life. I’ve…

Failed Free Writing

The men could not resist gathering in the backyard on warm summer nights and into the mornings the call to play their poker. The neighborhood was…

Failed Audiences

No matter how long I teach and no matter what odd circumstances the classroom gives, I never cease to be amazed at the lack of enthusiasm and…