Milton Jordan, retired, is a native Texan now living in Georgetown. His first published poem ran in the Texas Observer 50 years ago.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, who died at 91 last week, liked pausing by roadsides everywhere in Texas to examine plants, pocket seeds and smell the air.
For 45 painful, lonely days, I waited and waited to be convicted of a crime.
Sotelo’s incisive and descriptive poems take readers across Texas to interracial weddings, modern cities, dinner parties and mother-daughter conversations.