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Many of you have read the announcement from Dos Gatos Press regarding the decision to recall the manuscript from their press. I assure you that this decision was the result of careful deliberation and takes into account the vision that we have for the project. As was the case before, you are free to use … More Latest Development

#200 I Breathe the Cottonwood by New Mexico Centennial Poet, Levi Romero

I take the sage brush scent in The folding hills The heat of the asphalt Twenty-seven minutes past noon Past the historic marker And the twisted metal road sign The yellow apple dotted orchards The alfalfa I take it all in For you my brothers And sisters Lying on rubber mattresses In your jail pods … More #200 I Breathe the Cottonwood by New Mexico Centennial Poet, Levi Romero

#199 Memoria Desmemoriada/Forgetful Memory by Juan Estevan Arellano

La memoria se me está acabando No sólo a mi, sino también a la tierra, El caballo alazán tostado ya no sabe como trabajar Ni conoce el arado, menos la jaida o la escardina Hace un siglo que’l caballo era el mejor amigo del hombre Le ayudaba a traer leña de la Cejita, siguiendo todo … More #199 Memoria Desmemoriada/Forgetful Memory by Juan Estevan Arellano

#197 Solstice Communion by Bonnie Buckley Maldonado

Voices bless a winter flower of red and gold, of chile and corn; worn hands pass the first tamales from the dented roaster. Communion wine is New Mexican, red as sangre. Masa is the bread of life. Days of solstice preparation, corn hand-ground, red chile simmering, and pork roasting. Grandmothers’ memories soften hojas and whip … More #197 Solstice Communion by Bonnie Buckley Maldonado