Friday, October 14, 2011

Poet: A Full Time Job

If only, right?

Yikes, life's gotten busy and complicated and beautiful. Who knew?

So it's been about three weeks now since I've had time to put pen to paper and write. The quiet white page awaits, but my mind's simply been occupied. With? Teaching, readings, working, editing...

Is it a coincidence that I've also successfully loaded a PSX emulator on my netbook and am replaying old RPGs? Oh, no no no... that has nothing to do with my most recent poetry failures... lol.

So I think I need to get back to prioritizing. It's a constant struggle, but one that is oh so worthwhile :)

In other more cheery news:

I have some readings lined up!

Tonight I will be participating in this:

Sin Fronteras Virtual Poetry Reading

Time Friday, October 14 · 8:30pm - 10:30pm


Location Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum Distance Learning Center


Created By The Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum


More Info Time is based on EST zone. 8:30 EST.

Smithsonian LVM in collaboration with Mouthfeel Press presents a virtual poetry read featuring:

Laura Cesarco Eglin (Llamar al agua por su nombre)

Elisa A. Garza (Fronteras)

Nancy Lorenza Green (Crucified River)

Katherine Hoerth (Among the Mariposas)

ire'ne lara silva (furia)

Cassandra Love (Swagger is a Woman)

Amalio Madueño Cuyamungue)

Juan Manuel Portillo (passwords_)

The stage will be open to writers of all genres after the presentation.

To participate please go to

You will need an avatar and headset/microphone. For more information contact: (202) 633-1240, or Maria Miranda Maloney at (915)261-8502.

Visit, for author information.

And many many more events soon to come. More updates coming soon. I've got work to do :::elongated sigh:::

Monday, October 3, 2011

Reading at Jitterz Coming Up!

I'll be busy getting my poems ready :-)

Hope to see you there!

Here's all the details (but, they've been hanging out on my sidebar for awhile now.. ahem):

Time Saturday, October 8 · 8:00pm - 11:00pm


Location Jitterz Coffee Bar

1625 N. Conway Ave.

Mission, Texas


Created By Daniel Garcia Ordaz


More Info October 8: Featured Readers: Katie Hoerth, award-winning author ofAmong The Mariposas and Wikki Writers. Featured Musician: Kim Snyder. M.C. Daniel García Ordaz, author of You Know What I'm Sayin'?.

Art That Heals, Inc. is gearing up for a new (9th) season of Coffee Talk Series @ Jitterz Coffee Bar in Mission, Texas monthly on Second Saturdays from 8 to 10:30 p.m.. Coffee Talk Series was started in 2002 in Rio Grande City at T...he Art Shop as a program of Art That Heals, Inc., a nonprofit organization. The mission of Art That Heals is to encourage cultural literacy in the Rio Grande Valley by promoting the arts and to use art to help end the AIDS pandemic.

Emcees and entertainers/musicians are still needed. All sorts of writing genres encouraged. This is a family establishment and no cursing or inappropriate language is allowed. Please respect the policy.

For information about Coffee Talk Series contact Daniel at

For information about Jitterz Coffee Bar visit

Overflow parking @ bank next door.