Archive for November, 2010

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Almost anything can be a poem.

Very few things can be good poems.

Many things are good poems in some contexts, but bad poems in others. This does not mean that you have to like these poems, even if you can admit that they are contextually good poems. You can still think that they’re boring.

Steal, but don’t copy. Steal aspects. For example, I’m stealing from our revered professor, Joe Scapps, right now. But I am not trying to be Joe Scapps; I do not have a mustache on my face.

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“3. For a long time something beautiful was going to happen.
4. But this was not the beautiful thing” (Mark 9).

I had my senior reading and have been fighting with the internet to get it online. But soon.

Chapbooks available, as soon as I print more, send me your address, and I’ll send you one!

Karla says I need to start throwing my poetry self against walls in the dark. I had a dream I ate a baby the other night. Sabrina Orah Mark would be proud, but I just can’t make myself turn it into a poem. Alison Dubai is one dead baby enough.

Works Cited:

Mark, Sabrina Orah. “Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There!” Gulf Coast 22.2 (2010): 9-12. Print.

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