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Friday 6 March 2015

Marcia Roberts: Revealed and Not Revealed

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Antirrhinum cornutum (Spurred Snapdragon): photo by Frizzzlefry, 28 May 2012

Spring pleases and doesn't
leaves pile and drift...we
need a snow
sprinkles...our clothes...damp
laurel in bloom...someone's
snapdragons...and Rosa's collage
made with my papers...a poem
of Catholic and Japanese scripts
Llosa's text...From the land
of sky blue water...HAMM'S BEER
cool...clear...dreaming of dementia

Marcia Roberts: Revealed and Not Revealed, from When People Stop Singing (in progress)

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Calia secundiflora (Texas mountain laurel), flowers, Old Tucson, Arizona: photo by Kretyen, 3 March 2008

Hamm's Beer Scene-o-Rama, manufactured by Lakeside Plastics, Minneapolis, c 1960s: photo by Barry Travis via Collectors Weekly, 10 March 2011

Hamm's Beer ad, 1964: image via Classic Film, 12 December 2003

Today and every Weds we've got $2 #HammsBeer pints and $6 pitchers from open 'till close #HappyHourSeattle #BeerLove: image via the Victory Lounge, 18 February 2015

#sunrise #flora #fathersgarden #winter #sanantonio: image via losnsa @losnsa, 26 February 2015

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#sunrise #flora #fathersgarden #winter #sanantonio: image via losnsa @losnsa, 26 February 2012

Sunsets on mama Horne's back porch! #sanantonio #txwx So glad to be home: image via Kirsten Horne @KirstenHorne, 5 March 2015

From the land of sky blue water and where @trevorminusteve comes from #hammsbeer #notcraftbeer #bringit: image via noelstr @rafi602, 24 April 2015


TC said...

I bow down before the compressed practical quiet unimposing oldtime American tragic life wisdom, lyric heartfulness, clear observation, sharp wit, impeccable craft-care, and total real-dealness of the poetry of Marcia Roberts.

Marcia is a daughter of the American prairie. Yes, she lives now in San Antonio.

Anonymous said...

beautiful !

vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) said...

Just the brew we need to clear our heads.