Poetry

 

Houston Poet Analicia Sotelo’s Debut Smashes Latino Stereotypes

by | Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 14:49 CST
Sotelo’s incisive and descriptive poems take readers across Texas to interracial weddings, modern cities, dinner parties and mother-daughter conversations.

Poem: My America

Our America: From Oil Well to Refinery is the proud caption splayed beneath a print of assorted oil wells at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Midland, Texas.  ...Read More

A Texas Tongue Untied

San Antonio native (and recent Texas Observer contributor) Laurie Ann Guerrero has just published her second book of poetry, A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying,...Read More

Idol Wonder

Concepts create idols. Only wonder comprehends anything. —Gregory of Nyssa A high-school classmate walked into the office in his antiseptic jacket. He, the do...Read More

Under the Mall’s Fist

La Cantera mall, cacophony of pounding musical beats, polished wood of a pirate play boat, Alfresco patio furniture, feather-trimmed tweed jacket, stacks of rhi...Read More

Sustainability

BID NOW! AUCTIONS CLOSE TOMORROW ONLINE AUCTION HELP THE TEXAS OBSERVER AND OWN THESE ONE-OF-A-KIND TREASURES JIM HIGHTOWER’S CARBID ON EBAY    ...Read More

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