Showing posts from November, 2011

A Few Quick Announcements Before I Get Back to Typing!!

First and foremost:

I will be a featured reader at Carino's Italian on November 18th (which is close to my birthday, just sayin', in case you want to like, buy me a tiramisu?). Excitedness!

Poetry Pasta, and Vino -- Otto

Time Friday, November 18 · 7:30pm - 10:30pm


Location Carino's Italian

421 E. Nolana Loop

McAllen, TX


Created By Edward Vidaurre


More Info Pasta, Poetry & Vino Otto!

Carino's Italian and Barrio Poet Edward Vidaurre welcome you back to the 8th Pasta, Poetry, Vino & Arts Dinner event.

We welcome back as Master of Ceremonies: Brenda Nettles Riojas along with the benefactor of this event: The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center.

The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center is an organization dedicated to the …

Life gets complicated, and other sad depressing things

So where to begin?

I've been really down about a few things. I think I'll begin by listing those:

1. My car. It's sick. My beloved Cabrio.

Now you might be asking, what on earth does this have to do with poetry?

It does, be patient.

I was really looking forward to this weekend's first annual Beat poetry festival in Bryan, TX for a few reasons. First of all, let's just be honest and say that Beat poetry is kind of cool. And I was seriously hoping some of that coolness would rub off on me and my dorkiness.

And second -- I kind of wanted to check out Bryan/College Station. Because... well, A&M kind of has a Creative Writing PhD and I'm kind of looking into their program. So what a great excuse, huh?

Ok back to my sick Cabrio...

It's not going to be able to make the trip. Unless, unless, my beloved Bruno is able to fix it in time. But... but... he's so unbelievably swamped with work lately that he's just not going to be able to do it. I even asked …