Monday, September 10, 2007

Showdown in Marfa

I came up in the barrio, so I know all about being taken advantage of/being abused by/ignored by the moneyed elites. Then I became a poetand started meeting some members the cultural elite, many of whom canbe as self-involved and oblivious as the moneyed elites. It's actually depressing.

What happens when a person is a member of both groups? What happens when they move to your little town? Whatever it is, it's apparently happening in Marfa right now.

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