Howl If You Hear Me

Jose Vilson Jose

Allen Ginsberg is the man. As a resident Lower East Sider and poet, I’ve always heard of his stuff, and respected him on street cred …

Drawing The Line

Jose Vilson Jose

After the Immigration Protest today in Union Square (all the way to Federal Square), I finally decided to draw some lines where I needed to. …

Eco-Friendly My Rear

Jose Vilson Jose

Last night, my girl and I saw 88 Minutes, which I found to be a good enough movie to keep my attention. While watching the …

Thoughts Travel At Light Speed

Jose Vilson Jose

Today, I found myself in a whirlwind of activity, getting ready for the NCTM Conference in Salt Lake City, UT (math conference for my non-teacher …

Broken Wings

Jose Vilson

It’s a draft. I throw caution to the wind on this one, whatever that means …“Broken Wings” by Jose Vilson Grounded No lift while G_d …

On the 1st Day of Christmas …

Jose Vilson

I got a gift from my stepfather. It’s weird because frankly I don’t expect anything from him and never have, but indeed I have this …

Short Notes: Lo Que No Ves

Jose Vilson Short Notes

A few short notes: – What I’m Listening To: Zion, “Zun Da Da” Babyface, “Wonderful Tonight” (originally by Eric Clapton) Juan Luis Guerra, “El Niagra …

Student of the Month

Jose Vilson Education

I have this one girl in one of my classes who’s awesome. She’s one of the sharpest students I’ve ever had as far as math. …

And I Wonder …

Jose Vilson Jose

“Find your dreams come true And I wonder if you know What it means To find your dreams …” I’ve been forced to do a …

Flash Flood Warning

Jose Vilson Jose

The G_d around me and not the G_d I am tapped twice on my shoulder before the storm hit In rumbles calling for home sanctuary …

Peanuts Have To Shower, Too

Jose Vilson Jose

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to be part of my friend AnnMary’s baby shower. I wish I took pictures, but I swear to you, …

Too Cool For School

Jose Vilson Writing

I’m surprised by the serendipity of this August 1st. A few quick notes: 1) I’m the featured artist on RainTiger’s Poetry Site for August 2007. …

Courage to Teach

Jose Vilson Education

Every morning for a good 3 weeks or so, I’d been reading Teaching With Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach, a poetry compilation …