Chicano Poet

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Bluebonnet State Of Mind

Wallace Stevens placed
his Mason-Dixon jar in Tennessee,
it quickly filled with migrant workers.

Robert Lowell tried to portray
his daughter as a blue blood,
but she was incestuous East Texas trash.

Ted Hughes claimed to be
the greatest living English poet,
but Texas executed him for killing Sylvia Plath.

Denise Levertov belonged to the
Black Mountain School of Poets,
but its home was really an anthill in South Texas.

Robert Frost took the road
less traveled by burro.
Two thousand Mexicans killed him.