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Aquarium - Kim Addonizio

The fish are drifting calmly in their tank
Between the green reeds, lit by a white glow
That passes for the sun. Blindly, the blank… 195 more words


"What Do Women Want?" by Kim Addonizio (repost)

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. 237 more words


Which path will you take? Nuns, pies, postulates and bluebells...

I took a picture of this very old picture in Dundee, Scotland in 2014 with my friend, Mike Tait, giving us the grand tour of Dundee, known for “jute, jam, and journalism.” I loved the train trip to Dundee with Norah doing her homework over cups of tea, while I stared out at fields of yellow flowers and eventually the walls of Edinburgh which loomed up in the train window before going onto Dundee. 1,036 more words

Everything and nothing

I have just finished reading Bukowski in a Sundress, the ‘memoir’ of Kim Addonizio.

It isn’t really a memoir in the linear-narrative traditional sense, it is a series of essays, illuminating facets of a life via the equivalent of a short story collection rather than a novel. 149 more words


Kim Addonizio @ UAB's Writers' Series

A week from today, on Wednesday, October 19, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Visiting Writers’ Series will be offering its second reading, featuring poet… 131 more words


Love, Sex, Anarchy, and Some Great Writing

As we are getting ready and girding our loins for the opening of the Hamptons International Film Festival on Thursday, there are still a few really great things to go do and see today and tomorrow. 465 more words