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VIDEO: LINES I LOVED FROM SHERMAN ALEXIE’S “WHAT I’VE STOLEN, WHAT I’VE EARNED”

I recently read What I’ve Stolen, What I’ve Earned by Sherman Alexie.  It was amazing! Alexie is one of my favorite poets.  I own and have read, and re-read, his sex previous collections of poems. While reading the book I … Continue reading

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VLOG: MY 2013 SPRING READING LIST

I put together a new reading list!  Check out the titles and photos here! Here are 7 Reasons Why I Make Reading Lists. This new VLOG is a companion to my new reading list. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, comment, and enjoy! … Continue reading

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DANE SWAN READS “PARKDALE SNOWSTORM”

Reading and reviewing Dane Swan’s book Bending The Continuum was a pleasure.   My interview with Swan was just as much fun.   Hear Dane Swan read Parkdale Snowstorm. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, enjoy. Subscribe to the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE … Continue reading

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THE HOMECOMING: A POEM ABOUT PRISON

It has been an interesting week.  On Monday I wrote about my criminal past while thinking of the future of an acquaintance who has been charged with first degree murder; and I explored the prison industrial complex.  A few people … Continue reading

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THE STORY BEHIND “THE HOMECOMING”, MY POEM ABOUT PRISON

The Story Behind The Homecoming, My Poem About Prison  By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I saw Butch about a month ago on Bloor Street.  He rode by on a bike as I was talking on a pay-phone. (Yes, pay-phones still exist and … Continue reading

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THE BOX OF BOOKS IN PAULA’S KITCHEN

The Box Of Books In Paula’s Kitchen By Jorge Antonio Vallejos “I still have that box of books for you in my kitchen,” said my friend Paula last month while we talked on the phone.  Paula had been holding that box … Continue reading

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