Where Do You Want To. . .

At a Poetry House Call event last evening
one of the participants read a poem by Cesar Vallejo
about Vallejo’s prediction that he would die in Paris
and then the lady said, “I love Paris so much
I want to die in Paris.” Then she asked me
“Where do you want to die?”
And I said,
“In my wife’s arms.”

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About Ciletti

Jim Ciletti, an award winning poet, filmmaker, and author, is the 2010-2012, Poet Laureate of the Pikes Peak region, and for 41 years, poet-in-residence for the Orme School Fine Arts Festival. Jim gives many workshops on the writing and performance of poetry, and makes poetry house calls to create personal poetry events. Ciletti loves everything Italian, including cooking for family and friends, and loves to plant garlic, make homemade wine, and eating peaches and plums. "Everyday is Christmas, but you don't always get everything you ask for. Sometimes more. Poetry celebrates life."
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