Monthly Archives: October 2013

as the sun

as the sun comes up i want you and i know i’ll start again light in human form is flesh is godly, slide down my body i want to do this all day long

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✿ Poetry as Repast

I wrote a poem I liked and thought but someone’s bound to think it has a certain meaning and that would really stink. See, I’d rather people read it for the rolling of the words. Then the meaning, if there’s … Continue reading

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✿ poetry class

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” ― William Wordsworth, Lyrical Ballads emotion isn’t quite the word for what may fuel a poem though it’s something spread through what we … Continue reading

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When I read ‘blah blah blah’

“When I read ‘blah blah blah’ in scripture, I take that literally,” said the man on TV as though it were a badge of honor to be so stupid. You pompous oaf. Jesus is laughing at you. He’s literally rolling … Continue reading

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I think there’s a bias among American

I think there’s a bias among American poets and European too against being happy. I think there’s a feeling that it means you’re shallow and not engaged with all the things you should be engaged with. Like, you haven’t figured … Continue reading

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some days i pulled

some days i pulled up a single nail; some days i just stared at it; some days a whole board came out with a satisfying rip, splinters flying, and i stopped and gazed through the ragged hole and the atoms … Continue reading

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why am i talking to you?

why am i talking to you? look up “bird” in the dictionary a bird is a type of cat you can’t convince me otherwise the you i’m imagining is me but drawn differently you think me obtuse. aha! that’s just … Continue reading

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