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You Don't Know What Love Is, Kim Addonizio

You Don’t Know What Love Is, Kim Addonizio

You Don’t Know What Love Is
but you know how to raise it in me
like a dead girl winched up from a river. 137 more words

Kim Addonizio

Rediscovering Poetry - Glass by Kim Addonizio

In every bar there’s someone sitting alone and absolutely absorbed
by whatever he’s seeing in the glass in front of him,

a glass that looks ordinary, with something clear or dark…

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What Do Women Want?

I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
I want it too tight, I want to wear it
until someone tears it off me. 172 more words


"Echo and Narcissus" by Kim Addonizio

Poor love-struck Echo, stuck with repeating
everything he said. He might
have thought he deserved it,
to have a nymph for a girlfriend, who’d confirm… 185 more words


on poetry...

“This is your genius: your own profound desire to write. Your love of words and language, your attempt to get to what poet Donald Hall called ‘the unsayable said.’” 8 more words


How Jessica Tyner Became a Writer

Publishing is just like dating.
Just because one editor doesn’t like it, or even hates it,
doesn’t mean another won’t fall in love with it.

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How To Become A Writer