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“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

Poetry

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

"Good Girl" by Kim Addonizio

Look at you, sitting there being good.
After two years you’re still dying for a cigarette.
And not drinking on weekdays, who thought that one up? 260 more words

Poetry

What is this thing called love by

What is this thing called love by Kim Addonizio

Annotation by Jade Long

Being able to read and learn about Kim Addonizio’s poetry made me see I have a space in the world of poetry. 603 more words

Rhyme

What Do Women Want?

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… 187 more words

Poetry

first kiss :: kim addonizio

Afterwards you had that drunk, drugged look
my daughter used to get, when she had let go
of my nipple, her mouth gone slack and her eyes… 143 more words

Poems

"What Do Women Want?" by Kim Addonizio

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. 179 more words

Poetry