POET HUBITO

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POET HUBITO
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BORN FROM ENGLISH, SCOTCH-IRISH, AND NATIVE AMERICAN BLACKFEET INDIAN HERTIAGE. GREW-UP IN RURAL KENTUCKY AND GRADUATED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY 1966. HAD A FELLOWSHIP FOR A MSW AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY IN 1966 AND MOVED TO PHOENIX, ARIZONA. 12 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK,9 YEARS AT BOYS' CLUBS OF PHOENIX. BEGAN WRITING POETRY IN 1975 FOR THERAPHY. COMPLETED CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM AT PHOENIC COLLEGE WITH ADDITIONAL STUDY AT ASU. HAVE STUDIED UNDER NORMAN DUDIE, JEANINE SAVARD, SEAN NEVIN, DAVID ST JOHN, JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA, LIZ GONZALEZ, LISA CHAVEZ. PLAN TO COMPLETE A MFA IN POETRY. I AM AN ADVOCATE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. more »

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Pablo

Standing on decorative rock,
Street side of Home Depot,
My amigo points callous fingers
To chest layered in shirts,
Eyes hungry for work,
Torn shoes and hands
Camouflaged with concrete stains.

My power window opens,
“Concrete? ”
“Si.”
“Block walls? ”
“Si.”
I flash six fingers.
He holds up eight.
“You rapido Gonzales? ”
He smiles, “Si, yo trabajo rapido.”
The contract’s sealed.
The door locks click,
And in he climbs.
“You have number? ”
Shrugging shoulders, “No comprenda.”
“Social Security numero? ”
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