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Beats of resilience

Tyehimba Jess won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his highly creative poetry book, "Olio" (Wave Books, 2016). His subject matter is compelling. "Olio" is about African-American slaves … more

Seasoned poets, and soon to be

The Taos Environmental Film Festival will continue its tradition of joining with the Society of the Muse of the Southwest to present a collaborative event. This year, the theme is … more

A fitting tribute

In 1967, when his first album of music was released, Leonard Cohen was 33 years old. Before that album, he was best-known as an award-winning poet and novelist.His first book of … more

Words spring forth

Every spring in Taos, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) prepares for a celebration of National Poetry Month. Longtime Taos resident, a frequent contributor to Tempo … more

Glorious obsession

Step out of the 21st century and into the timeless world of rubies, diamonds, amethysts and pearls with local author Cheríe Burns, biographer of Taos' very own fairytale … more

Voices of 'SEVEN'

"I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own," Audre Lorde, the New York State Poet Laureate, civil rights activist, and … more

Truth be told

Riveting honesty is how Pat Pollard's memoir, "Long Time Lost" struck me, moments into the first few pages. Describing her progress from being an adoptee to a birth … more

Flower Power era recalled in stories

“Turn on, Tune in, drop out” is a phrase that can trigger stories about the raucous and raw counterculture movement spanning the 1960s and ‘70s. This same sentiment brings together a community storytelling project happening Thursday (Nov. 9) in Taos. more

The science of poetry

Jane Lin and Mary Cisper are both New Mexico poets who share an interest in the sciences. Lin is a software engineer who develops web applications for an environmental consulting company. Cisper is a former analytical chemist who conducted research in ion trap mass spectrometry. more

Catching the wild poet

Since 1990, New Mexico poet Jim Harris and Canadian poet Glen Sorestad have made an annual fishing pilgrimage to Jan Lake along the Saskatchewan border of Manitoba, Canada. The two authors recently collaborated on a book of poetry titled “Water and Rock: Fish and Friends in the Boreal Forest.” more
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