E.A.”Tony” Mares

From the poem, “Antimatter (Why there is no love)”:

“…That one, the shy one
who looks like a glove
turned inside out,
keep an eye on him.
Make sure he doesn’t loiter
or sleep under the bridge.
If he gets too close,
you could explode…”

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Born and raised in Albuquerque, travelled extensively and lived around the country. I’ve published three chapbooks and five books of poetry, translations, and a play. My work has appeared in numerous local, national, and international magazines, reviews, journals and anthologies. Selected works: “The Unicorn Poem & Flowers and Songs of Sorrow,” Albuquerque: West End Press, 1992; “With the Eyes of a Raptor,” San Antonio: Wings Press, 2004; (translator, poems of Angel González) “Casi Toda La Música/ Almost All the Music,” San Antonio, Wings Press, 2007; “Astonishing Light: Conversations I Never Had With Patrociño Barela,” Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, forthcoming, fall 2010.

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