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Cool Chick and The Girl

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Nov 12, 2010

Cool Chick & the GirlPart One: Instant Messaging

When I get home, first thing I doI go online click on my Boo,He loves his cool chickher satyrical view,"hey baby hey baby what's up nothing, you?"And we just go on till well after 2and we laugh like you laugh when online. I got a cold Rolling Rock and MentholsBobtails cats on waterfallsof satin wheremy pillows call my name...But here he is,and beautiful,sending words in chamomile,with honey likea salve for Mondays flame..Then it's time for disconnection,sad I cannot add inflection,yet our exchange is still perfection,when his wordsrecall... (more)

Tags: myspace, facebook, twitter, peace, war, yvonne de la vega, veteran's day

Full Body Naked Scanning

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Oct 28, 2010

Full Body Naked Scanner

A Samurai,

Neil Armstrong

a Jedi Knight

and Tony Robbins

were all directed

toward the gate each

ordered to step

through the

naked body scan

strip his self of every


before he entered to

grasp the steering wheel

of one thousand lives

the lives of his family

his ancestry

his indigene

the lives of countrymen

country women

children and diplomats.

the lives of a graduating class on their

study of... (more)

Tags: airport full body scanners, tony robbins, samurai, neil armstrong, body search, pilot.

Punch Line

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Oct 16, 2010

Bailar y ritmo ?bailar y ritmo

poetry poetry beats beats

bailay y ritmo bailar

San Fransisco:

I was in the studio

cutting tracks with another

producer ?who's been dreamin’

about himself being the one

to take poetry out of the

Underground once and for all.

He was sure I was the one.

“The Poetess” haha he gave me

a hip hop name that fit the bill

perfectly for his vision.

It’s weird being the only one in a room with an LA mind. ?People talk, I always think they’re joking. I gotta get outta... (more)

Tags: poetry, martin luther king, san fransisco

Lord Byron, the predecessor of rock stars

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Oct 16, 2010


AKA George Gordon Noel Byron Born: 22-Jan-1788? Birthplace: London, England ?Died: 19-Apr-1824

English poet, born in London at 16 Holles Street, Cavendish Square, London on the 22nd of January 1788. The Byrons were of Norman stock, but the founder of the family was Sir John Byron, who entered into possession of the priory and lands of Newstead in the county of Nottingham in 1540.

Lord Byron is widely known to be the rogue Lord poet and lover of all time. Author of Don Juan, his persona is one of a such eccentricities in manner, and his intellect... (more)

Tags: poetry, lord byron, revolutionary, don juan, ramanticism, the age of reason, the age of enlightenment, modernism

Laugh to live longer!

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Oct 2, 2010

In Los Angeles, people love to laugh. This is evident in the actual amount of the many clubs and venues dedicated to comedy that are situated across Los Angeles County from Long Beach to Santa Monica.

We've all heard it a million times, that laughter is the best medicine. Indeed it is. But even better yet, not only is laughter an act that keeps the doctor away, but a laugh a day will actually helps you live longer! That's right, and here's how it works:First of all, laughter reduces at least four of the neuroendocrine hormones associated with stress response. These are epinephrine,... (more)

Tags: los angeles, health, comedy, laughter

The Musical Education of Our Very Young

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Sep 17, 2010

Have you ever marveled at the ability of our young ones to sing along perfectly, the lyrics of a song they had no instruction or assignment to learn? It's a natural ability to memorize the words of a favorite pop song, albeit by repetition, however it is a perfect case study that when presented in the form of music, they are willing and even enthusiastic to learn by committing to memory a dialogue or word grouping written by another.

Many schools across the country have cut their budgets considerably to include subjects once viewed as necessary, such as art and music. The values in... (more)

Tags: music, musical studies, angie alaniz, music appreciation, music education

Journals: When Ted Told Me He Was God - Los Angeles, 1992

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Sep 8, 2010

When Ted told me he was God

I said, "Nuh, uh."

"Ted ... but I think you're an Angel"

"C'mon now ... that's how we all got into this mess in the first place."

I asked him, "If you're God, do you want me to get down on my knees and worship you?"

And he said, "HELL NO! ... but, I want to talk to you,there's something I got to tell you."His soft fuzzy beard covered almost everything but those honest blue eyes that at that moment felt so good to look into, almost innocently clear,and he took my hands."It's gonna get bad here.I'm worried about you. After the King... (more)

Tags: life, racism, 1984, yvonne de la vega, g_d, civil wars, ted

When Merilene Comes Marching In

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Jul 28, 2010

The muse of Merilene is left behind and seeks adoption.Yet there is not one I can name that is worthy of the option.Requirements to collaborate include the ability to state,a truth in sing song radiance with consciousness that lean againsta formula of Peace and Loveas planetary precedence.

The muse of Merilene I have rallied to adoptBut I have super ego and Merilene did not,She walked her talk and talked to rock'n organize the word, she spoke in tones of relevanceher elegance like Bird.She was spoken bebopLaughter rag mopClassical pop, And I can hear her nowcause that Merilene, no she... (more)

Tags: poetry, yvonne de la vega, merilene murphy, mark savage, peace poetry, literary activism, la poetry


By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Jun 28, 2010

Viper Surfboards and Gear was the logo on the T-shirtin the classes' first line formation: to cut hair.So, now they call him "the Viper", Little Brother, local boy, surfer,from the day he could walk, he's had those webbed feet,from the Wedge, to the break at North Shore.And now he falls into line for inspection with his class one American erection,he's hard for the sky, he's Sky Walker, the Jedi, straight up, the desired direction.And I say, who would've thought Little Brother would give up the earth's seven seas,in pursuit of the big blue tease, that only a chosen few can claim,he plays the... (more)

Tags: poetry, yvonne, de la vega, sylvester stallone, top gun

In Being My Father's Daughter

By Yvonne de la Vega, published on Jun 21, 2010

In Being My Father’s Daughter-for Daddy, Silverio duro de la Vega June 12, 1928 - May 8, 2007Because laying on the bare hardwood flooris too gentle and aesthetic andstill does not offerthat masochistic solace,

and because crawling under the bed to weepis only an instinctive feral urge,it seems the next thing that might do it,that may finally satisfy andreplace the urge to cut my facewith an exacto knife,would beto break something,smash all the windows,burn my guitars,topple the piano,club the TV to pieces,slash my sofas like the D.E.A.,break all my dishes… and etc.,

Still, playback... (more)

Tags: death, parents, daughter, father, loss, yvonne de la vega, fathers day

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