Monthly Archives: April 2014
To bid adieu to National Poetry Month, I share with you my favorite poem, “The Layers,” by Stanley Kunitz. I met this poem about 13 years ago. I was driving south on I-5 from Seattle and heard it being read … Continue reading
Note: a This American Life podcast inspired this post. I’ve been thinking about getting a job. Not that I don’t have a job. I do—two, really—private investigator and Spanish interpreter. I haven’t been as busy as I’ve liked lately, though, … Continue reading
In honor of National Poetry Month, my second favorite poem. Butterfly House, Pacific Science Center, October 2014 I will not die an unlived life I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my … Continue reading
Hoy fallece Gabriel García Márquez a los 87 años en su casa de Ciudad de México. Que en paz descanse, Maestro.