…in the weekly Terra Nostra’s literary supplement, Artes & Letres.
This was a terrific event. My gratitude to Mike Cole for posting this originally.
This is day one of a new venture. Stay tuned!
The last time I sang “Happy Birthday,” I was 7 years old and it meant nothing to me. This past weekend, I sang it–along with about 40 others–to a man who recently turned 85. We had meat and cake. We had the spirit of many years in the room with us. We had the best damn poet in the world making us all feel that the decisions we made to follow poetry all those decades ago were the correct ones. Thank you, Philip Levine, for all of it. Here’s looking forward to the 95th…the 105th…the….
and this one…a video of a reading done a couple of years ago in Fresno, CA, with gratitude to Mike Cole and Stephen Barile.
Sam Pereira at Poets of Fresno Summer Reading Series, 2010
Amazon.com has verified that they have DUSTING ON SUNDAY in stock…no more “temporarily out”.
Let’s see. If all of Pereira’s closest pals opted to purchase it, well…the Earth might move, resulting in an unheard of second printing overnight. 🙂
So, now with Dusting on Sunday out and available, the writing continues. Many new poems and, at some point this year, gonna have to sit down and try putting them together in something like an even newer collection of poems!
Take a chance. I believe, sincerely, that this is a pretty f&*$@^g good book. (spoken in the cold December darkness of the day after the end of the world). 🙂
This is the publisher’s web site, announcing the new one from Pereira–out December 1, 2012...