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AWP Observations

Observations from AWP 15: Day 1

  • Dinty W. Moore stopped by our booth on the first day of the bookfair to look at the free matchbooks we were giving away.
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Inspired By Feathers, Fur and Friends

I find it a bit ironic that it is National Poetry Month 2015 and these dry bones are not giving up much poetry. Or prose or words of any genre. 645 more words


Where Childhood Went

Where Childhood Went

The teeth sold to the fairies
are tombstones in the graveyard of the fireflies.

By their cold caught light
you can make out the big house submerged… 60 more words


Day 3~Kim Addonizio

And what if your mom was this cool? What if your mom was a musician, artist, and poet? Kim Addonizio is not your mom, and she certainly isn’t mine, but I like to think of her as the mother of the current crop of Rock and Roll Poets, as I call them. 700 more words



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