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This is the Aina Nalu villas, two blocks from Front Street, in Lahaina, Maui. In January, 2018, you could be there, enjoying a week of “play and messing around, and at the same time about following some given rules and restrictions” with… 23 more words

Poetry

two sonnet 73's (NY Times Magazine)

73

Kim Addonizio

it’s that time of year ice in the trees
snow like dirty light piled beside the trash bags
city gardens behind chain-link fences… 171 more words

Kim Addonizio

Like That

Love me like a wrong turn on a bad road late at night, with no
moon and no town anywhere
and a large hungry animal moving heavily through the brush in… 331 more words

Classic

Cultivating Avidity

Books of poetry will teach you more than your mentor or professor or the well-known poet you have traveled to a conference to work with. Reading is like food to a writer; without it, the writer part of you will die—or become spindly and stunted. 148 more words

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Kim Addonizio

Stolen Moments
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What happened, happened once. So now it’s best
in memory—an orange he sliced: the skin
unbroken, then the knife, the chilled wedge… 102 more words

Classic

Kim Addonizio

Love’s
merciless, the way it travels in
and keeps emitting light.

— Kim Addonizio, from “Stolen Moments,” What Is This Thing Called  Love: Poems. (W. 7 more words

Excerpt

STOLEN MOMENTS

KIM ADDONIZIO

What happened, happened once. So now it’s best
in memory—an orange he sliced: the skin
unbroken, then the knife, the chilled wedge
lifted to my mouth, his mouth, the thin… 77 more words

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