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People are all afraid...

Sex is problematic. I mean, isn’t it? In the world, and definitely the poetry world. Yet it’s everywhere in the world of your poems. Sex is the desire to survive—not just to multiply, but to be. 81 more words


why shouldn’t something I have always known be the very best there is

Peanut Butter by Eileen Myles

I am always hungry
& wanting to have
sex. This is a fact.
If you get right
down to it the new… 407 more words


William Dawes, by Eileen Myles

faint tinkling down the street
moved me from Swan
to Mass Ave
the skinny men running
into Boston. Why

I don’t know. Let’s go
to town hall… 106 more words


Rah! Rah! Roundup

Activism & Herstory

“We really felt like there needed to be a space that people could relate to that didn’t blame black people for conditions we didn’t create,” explains Garza in… 925 more words

Rah! Rah! Roundup


One boring March evening
my parents were
trying to think
of something
to do since
Dad was sober
for a change
they decided to fuck. 239 more words

English professor’s ass....

My English professor’s ass was so beautiful. It was perfect and full as she stood at the board writing some important word. Reality or perhaps illusion. 67 more words


Leo Said

you’ve gotta
write clearer
so you can
be read
when you’re

Eileen Myles