Monday, November 16, 2015

Albuquerque’s Poet Laureate Opposes Gila Diversion

Albuquerque’s Inaugural Poet Laureate (2012-2014), Hakim Bellamy, released his latest song, Everywhere is a Gila, to draw attention the looming deadline for Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to sign an agreement with New Mexico that would allow a billion-dollar diversion of the Gila River to go forward. The song, accompanied by aerial and ground shots of America’s first wilderness area and the adjacent area slated for diversion, encourages listeners to take action by writing to Jewell in opposition to the project...more

1 comment:

J.R. Absher said...

Well, that settles it. If a poet believes the Gila diversion plan is a bad idea, then it surely must be!