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ALEJANDRO MURGUIA: San Francisco’s Vibrant Now Poet Laureate

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Alejandro & Janice Jan 2013 by AD Winans  Photo © 2013 A.D. Winans

The now San Francisco poet laureate Alejandro MurguĂ­a and renowned poet-activist Janice Mirikitani (a former SF laureate) smile for fabled poet A.D. Winan‘s camera. | Inaugural Celebration, San Francisco, January 2013

button ff Alejandro MurgĂ­a, San Francisco’s sixth poet laureate — accompanied by saxophonist Dr. Loco (Prof. JosĂ© Cuellar) — opens his inaugural celebration at SF Main Library with a poem he delivers by heart.

Alejandro by Lance Iverson:Chron
Photo © Lance Iverson/SFChron

Alejandro MurguĂ­a


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I warned you it’d be hard 
Loving a man whose pockets 
Flap empty of change 
One who works under cars
Yet wants to squeeze your waist
With iron hands ,,,
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— from Big Girls Don’t Cry
© Alejandro Murguía


Poetry by Alejandro MurguĂ­a

Poetry by Janice Mirikitani

Poetry by A.D. Winans


One Response to “ALEJANDRO MURGUIA: San Francisco’s Vibrant Now Poet Laureate”

  1. Sharon Doubiago Says:

    Yes, I picked out this same photo of Alejandro and Janice as exceptional. Beautiful poet souls. Thank you, Al and A.D. —
    Sharon Doubiago

    Re: My website, I don’t know how to update it! (i.e., Vol 2 of My Father’s Love)

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