Congratulations to all the poets who entered the Fake Flamenco Tanka Contest! We were honored with entries from three countries; Mexico, England and Puerto Rico. I have translated all three poems to make them more accessible to both Spanish and English speakers. One is a tribute to our current moment in history, the second to […]Read more
Santa or the 3 Wise Guys?
In the United States, St. Nick is a national obsession. His likeness is big business; tree ornaments, droopy red hats, pajamas, sweaters and bath mats stamped with his image. Most recently he’s been turning up as inflatable outdoor decorations! Why is Santa so central to winter giving traditions in the United States? Let’s talk a […]Read more