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The Prince of Los Cocuyos

I had a great experience recently. I went down to Harlem to hear “The Prince of Los Cocuyos” read from his autobiography. I’m speaking of poet… 339 more words

Haunting another language

“While some prescriptive linguists, editors, and authorities in education would judge the interference of Spanish in English as a deficit, a postmodern and trans-creative approach would validate it as a positively creative innovation in literature.

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Stray Notes

Global Poets Series

The NYU School of Professional Studies Dean’s Office, NYU Office of Global Services, and NYU Paul McGhee Division present a reading with:

Richard Blanco and Cecilia Vicuña… 194 more words


Take time to celebrate what we have gained

The other night, my girlfriend sent me a link to a YouTube video. I thought it was a music video until I pressed play. It turned out to be a short film narrated with a poem. 223 more words


Until We Could

Sometimes we read things and they make us cry.  This was one of those things for me.

I am in love.  Still.  11 and a half years together and I am still in awe of our relationship.   879 more words

Going Global

"Until We Could"

Marriage equality in the United States has been a hot button for politicians, everywhere.

There are those who stand firmly on the side of the right wing conservatives. 424 more words

Being Gay

Boston-area Book Readings of Note in October

B.J. Novak
The Book with No Pictures
Harvard Book Store
at Brattle Theatre
Thursday, October 2 at 6pm

Richard Blanco
The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood… 221 more words