Pandemic Notes

Like so many others I am recording this period in our history. Hopefully our great grand-children will learn from this, appreciate our efforts to cope during a worldwide pandemic. As a Registered Nurse I actually worked 12 hour shifts at a Veterans Home during an epidemic of Norovirus. It’s not a killer but it can… Read More Pandemic Notes

My Red Fez review of Christina Quinn’s Looking Up the Down Spout

Even in the Absence of Proximity-my review of Looking Up the Down Spout by Christina Quinn   Looking Up the Down Spout by Christina Quinn Poetic Justice Books & Art (Port Saint Lucie, FL) Christina Quinn is a visual artist and poet, born and reared in England, who has lived many years in the Coachella Valley… Read More My Red Fez review of Christina Quinn’s Looking Up the Down Spout

Three poems by Donna Snyder in isacoustic journal and anthology

https://donnajosnyderpoet.wordpress.com/2020/05/04/repost-from-a-few-years-back-person-donna-snyder-three-poems/ Here is one of the poems published by isacoustic in their online magazine and annual anthology.   Rabbit in the moon Rabbit looks down sees barren land, water infrequent. The sun’s biting caress a death blow. A cold too vicious to survive without cariño. Ixchel sent me a lover but chastity had already claimed… Read More Three poems by Donna Snyder in isacoustic journal and anthology

Poesía durante el confinamiento por Covid-19 por Xánath Caraza translations by Sandra Kingery

  Poesía durante el confinamiento por Covid-19 por Xánath Caraza, translations by Sandra Kingery       Sandra Kingery is Professor of Spanish at Lycoming College (Williamsport, PA).  Kingery has published translations of two books by Ana María Moix, as well as a translation of René Vázquez Díaz and Daniel Innerarity; and a number of books for Xánath… Read More Poesía durante el confinamiento por Covid-19 por Xánath Caraza translations by Sandra Kingery

Two poems on child detention at the Border and la cultura fronteriza

On Sunday May 12, 2019 I was honored to present these two poems at the El Paso Mother’s Day Rally to End Family Separation and Child Detention.  Donna Snyder Tornillo Life is short for children detained in cages. Just like livestock was one ill-considered defense. Children housed in tents under a fierce desert sun, small… Read More Two poems on child detention at the Border and la cultura fronteriza