30 días de palabras: día 27

Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue. bell hooks Very popular site to get quotes after quotes after quotes; bell hooks on Good Reads http://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/270045-all-about-love-new-visions-bell-hooks-love-trilogy

Obsession with Language

excerpt from Four Portraits of Fire Lorna Dee Cervantes “I am away from the knowledge of animal mystics, brujas and sorcerers or the nudging chants of a Tlingit Kachina. I am frightened by regions with wills of their own,” Lorna Dee Cervantes is a Chicana literature poet. Source http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/lorna-dee-cervantes

30 días de palabras: día 25

Yo no puedo olvidar nada. Dicen que ése es mi problema. Roberto Bolaño La literatura se parece mucho a la pelea de los samuráis, pero un samurái no pelea contra otro samurái: pelea contra un monstruo. Generalmente sabe, además, que va a ser derrotado. Tener el valor, sabiendo previamente que vas a ser derrotado, y […]

30 días de palabras: día 23

When visiting the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA, I had the chance to see original photographs by Lola Alcarez Bravo, one of Mexico’s most important photographers from the twentieth century. She took many photos of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. The above photo of Frida was on display, accompanied by a […]