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There are people who will tell you
that using the word fuck in a poem
indicates a serious lapse
of taste, or imagination,

or both. It’s vulgar, 372 more words


"Forms of Love" by Kim Addonizio

I love you but I’m married.
I love you but I wish you had more hair.
I love you more.
I love you more like a friend. 361 more words


Drip Dry

Today I want
to resolve nothing.

I only want to walk
a little longer in the cold

blessing of the rain,
and lift my face to it. 9 more words


"I Want That Red Dress Bad"

Kim Addonizio, in her poem “What Do Women Want,”  gets right to the sometimes gritty heart of what a seemingly simple garment can mean to us, how it can give us a way to cut loose, break free, force the world to see us in a different way, disguise our fragility, our goodness, and our innocence: 189 more words

Fashion & Poetry

New Year's Day

“Today I want
to resolve nothing.

I only want to walk
a little longer in the cold.”

-Kim Addonizio
“New Year’s Day.”

With the dog for company, it was really nice.

"Et Cetera

new year's day :: kim addonizio

The rain this morning falls
on the last of the snow

and will wash it away. I can smell
the grass again, and the torn leaves… 210 more words


Sonnenizio after a Line from Neruda

True to my word, I have eked out a bit of time during the holidays to try some of the craft tips and writing prompts in… 454 more words