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Poetry Monday - Nikki Busch

Thanks for joining me for Poetry Monday! Today’s poem is “Footwork” by Nikki Busch. This piece can be found in the anthology, Delectable Daisies. Enjoy!


36 Flavors of Self Loathing

36 Flavors of Self Loathing
1. In 2nd grade a boy called me fat, there hasn’t been a day since then, when I loved my body… 794 more words

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Good Poem #10 – The Vacation

Shame on any literate resident of Kentucky (or any other location) who doesn’t know and love the work of Wendell Berry – essays, stories, novels and poetry.   150 more words

Poetry Monday: "For Memory"

Freedom. It isn’t once, to walk out
under the Milky Way, feeling the rivers
of light, the fields of dark–
freedom is daily, prose-bound, routine… 19 more words


This slam poetry video is making the rounds and is too moving not to share.

Amina Iro and Hannah Halpern performed this piece at the Brave New Voices 2013 Slam in Washington, DC… 90 more words

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Good Poem #9 - Two Tramps in Mud Time

I lean heavily on Frost.  He strikes a chord with me.  I especially like this poem this time of year: “You know how it is with an April day. 555 more words

Poetry Monday - 4/7/2014


I used to be jealous of the kids at school

who used to bring in their brown paper bags, a box of Lunchables.

Delicious red no. 193 more words