Sunday, December 19, 2010

sun / clean & organize / tucson history 101 red light district / betty / a jog through territorial landmarks / tomato soup / arugula shrimp salad

im doing research for a new section of the book 'lions remonstrance fatale...'--involving tucson & my devout interest in old tucson--territorial times tucson, esp the barrio viejo area.

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i like sunday. i like having my life back on sundays. ive gotta quit grading in my sleep though--comma splice comma splice--im not really getting great rest w/ all the anxiety dreams involving grammar. i got flowers today from the neighbor. smile.

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some really nice folks in portland oregon asked me for some new poems over the summer & im real happy to say those 4 poems just came out in the journal. the journal is Poor Claudia--no doubt one of the best journals around these days. im honored to be included w/ so many writers whose work i admire greatly. happy!




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SUNDAY NIGHT TEXTIN':

ABRAHAM SMITH: 30 MORE MINS-AND THEN THE PACK-NO AARON RODGERS-SIGHSKI-OOH POR FAVOR PRAY YR DIVINE SOUTH GEORGIAN PRAYERS!

ME: I THINK IT'S A WIN. I'LL SEND A PRAYER TO JESUS FOR THE PACK, IN THE HUNT FOR THE NFC, JESUS A WIN IS NECESSARY, AMEN. GO PACKERS GO!

ABE SMITH: BLESS YOU SHELLY TAILOR OF A DIVINE PRAYER-TOM BRADY VOODOO DOLL I HEREBY THROW IN THE SALSA DISHH-

ME: IN THE DISH IN THE DISH / AH HELL

SMITH: I STARE INTO MY BEER LIKE A TELESCOPE-I SEE NOTHING-STARLESS SKY-UGH AND BAD AND OTHER 3 LETTER WORDS -