We got some. And then we got some more. And then more on top of that. Yay winter.
And, also, Patricia Smith is made of more awesome.
I haven't done one of these in AGES. However, Awesome Megan (I think that's how I will always describe her now) suggested it, so here we are. Perhaps I'll even try to do this with some regularity? Who knows. Anyway, onward! 1. There was/is apparently some sort of thing about two spaces/one space after a… Continue reading Friday Goodness
I just found out, literally a minute ago, that my photography professor, Mark Ensslin, passed away last summer. I happened to think of him today, after a long period, and realized that although he used to post regularly on Facebook, I hadn't seen any updates from him in some time. After visiting his profile, I… Continue reading splice all of the rest away
So I was all prepared to do a post about Jessie J's new video, "Do It Like A Dude." I was stoked to talk about it because of all the genderbending etc. etc. But then I was like No let me check out Autostraddle first because I want to see what they said about it.… Continue reading low like you
This weekend was the annual Poetry and Prose Getaway in Cape May, organized and hosted by Murphy Writing Seminars. It was, in a word, AMAZING. This is not unusual. The prompts were crazy-difficult again. I got two solid drafts out of them, poems that I'm happy with and think will fit well in the manuscript… Continue reading gotta get away from me
Please stop what you're doing right now and go read this poem. Trust me, you will not be sorry.
Ok, so a couple cool things happened this week. 1. I finished reordering the manuscript, and when I say "finished reordering the manuscript," I mean "I put it into a brand-spanking-new document on my Mac and it's now saved as A Door Opens At Night Version 2.docx and it's ready to be released to the… Continue reading wrapped up in clovers
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Each year, I make resolutions. Last year, I think I resolved to write every weekend, and to send 2 submissions each month to poetry journals. Mostly, I fail to keep these resolutions (although I have been writing much more consistently lately). My lack of resolve, however, doesn't stop me from continuing to make the resolutions.… Continue reading 2011: looking ahead