Poetry: Refugio’s Hair

 One of my favorite poems… Refugio’s Hair In the old days of our family, My grandmother was a young woman Whose hair was as long as the river. She lived with her sisters on the ranch La Calera– The Land of the Lime– And her days were happy. But her uncle Carols lived there too,Continue reading “Poetry: Refugio’s Hair”

Alberto Rios Poetry

At last night at Chuckanut Sandstone’s open mic, Sandra F. Lucke shared the work of poet Alberto Rios.  Carla, the group leader, read his poem “Refugio’s Hair” and the world shook!This wonderful poet makes his home in Sedona, AZ.  Ríos is a Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University, where he has taught for over 30 years and where he holdsContinue reading “Alberto Rios Poetry”

Poetry: Loose Hair

Sometimes you don’t Notice a stray hair On your clothes Until the light hits it Stray thoughts A lost memory Forgotten friend Your car keys Things we loose Blown off us Fingers rustle through Our hair, looking How can you put Back into the follicle Stray hair that  Left the scalp It must instead be mourned IfContinue reading “Poetry: Loose Hair”