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Poetry 365: Kim Addonizio

This month for Poetry 365 we’re featuring Kim Addonizio’s eclectic new book Mortal Trash.  Filled with allusions to classic poets such as William Shakespeare and Gerard Manley Hopkins, this seventh collection from the prolific… 319 more words

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Orange Cough Syrup

In the basement of Woolworth’s 5 & Dime,
my fingers trace the shape of a white glazed horse,
pink feathered mane, rose rhinestones glued
to fuchsia felted pillion, gold rope bridled.

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"Getting Older" by Kim Addonizio

Sometimes what you remember is their voices again,
coming on inside you like strung lights in your blood,
certain words they’d tongue differently
from anyone else, or your own name… 245 more words

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book review: Bukowksi in a Sundress

Bukowski in a Sundress by Kim Addonizio. Penguin Original| June 21, 2016| 205 pages | $16.00| ISBN: 978-0-14-312846-5

 RATING: ****/5*

“How to Succeed in the Po Biz,” she writes: “Humans who are writers are a devastation. 386 more words

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Bukowski In A Sundress+Review


I’ll be honest guys. I’m not in a very good mood. I feel crappy and sad. I want to cry. There’s so much hate in this world. 484 more words

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Bukowski in a Sundress

I have previously speculated on these pages that anyone who says that they like the poetry of Kim Addonizio, but not that of Charles Bukowski (or vice versa) may well be, at the very least, labouring under a certain amount of sexist hypocrisy, the kind that perhaps leads to an indulgence in  52 more words

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Kim Addonizio

For you I undress down to the sheaths of my nerves.
I remove my jewelry and set it on the nightstand,
I unhook my ribs, spread my lungs flat on a chair. 44 more words

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