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Short story: The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe.

Poem: Blues for Dante Alighieri by Kim Addonizio, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from June 2017. 30 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Poem of the Week, by Kim Addonizio

Once I had a friend who shared my love of strong flavors. We would buy things like kimchee and Limburger cheese and pesto that was mostly garlic and sit at the small kitchen table in the 4th-floor walkup I shared with my sister eating it.  309 more words

Kim Addonizio says:

“Love me like a
wrong turn
on a bad road
late at night.”

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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


two sonnet 73's (NY Times Magazine)


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


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