Entries Tagged as 'Albert Huffstickler'

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

albert huffstickler | i was born…

I was born
into a body
and set out in it
to learn who
I was. I saw
no contradiction
in this.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

albert huffstickler | hello…

Hello to anyone who loves Austin or poetry and especially Albert Huffstickler’s poetry!
Could you send, by e-mail or post, a note to the Austin City Council to give your approval for naming a small Austin park in his honor?
At the end of this request will be further explanation, copied from e-mails from Rob Elzy [...]

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

albert huffstickler | two poems for thanksgiving

THANKSGIVING EVE
That stranger bearing your name
is following you.
He is walking in your shadow
down the street,
listening to your silences,
tuning in on your prayers.
He is waiting for you
to sense him and turn.
Then he will turn
and you will follow him
back to the place where you come from,
back to the place that was home
before home was anyplace.
Albert Huffstickler Nov. [...]

Friday, August 21st, 2009

albert huffstickler | love song

Love Song
In how many rooms
have I thought about you
in fifteen years?
In how many states?
In how many moods?
Knowing all the while
that you were still the same
and that I was the one
who left and the past
is past and not dead
but living and unretrievable.
Actually, you were
a shit most of the time
but so beautiful.
Sullen and unapproachable.
So was I.
You said [...]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

albert huffstickler | la buanderie | laundromat

La Buanderie
Ceci est comme Hopper l’aurait peint :
la rangée des sécheuses jaunes
attrapant le soleil dans la vitrine,
un homme la main étendue vers la machine à sous,
la tête tournée sur le coté comme s’il réfléchissait,
une femme penchée sur une large table
concentrée sur le tri,
une autre debout, les mains sur le côté, regardant au-delà –
comme si elle [...]