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My Very Own Spine Poem!

Using my Shelfari Wish List, my sister made me a Book Spine Poem for my birthday, since it’s so gloriously situated in Poetry Month. Pretty cool, right? Though, it’s also sort of like my sister said – “I feel like … Continue reading

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Front, Right: More e.e. cummings

I told you guys I fucking loved this guy, right? 1(a le af fa ll s) one l iness This is, by far, my favorite poem of all time. Again, the structure. Can’t you just see it? Feel it? Be … Continue reading

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Front, Left: Kurt Vonnegut from Slaughterhouse Five

Okay, this technically isn’t a poem at all. But I had the most difficult time trying to choose a poem for this pocket. Though it’s the third I’m posting, it was the last picked. I really wanted to pick a … Continue reading

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Back, Right: in Just- e.e. cummings

in Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious the little lame baloonman whistles far and wee and eddyandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring when the world is puddle-wonderful the queer old baloonman whistles far and … Continue reading

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Back, Left: Proclamation without Pretension – Tristan Tzara

Art is going to sleep for a new world to be born “ART”-parrot word-replaced by DADA, PLESIOSAURUS, or handkerchief The talent THAT CAN BE LEARNED makes the poet a druggist TODAY the criticism of balances no longer challenges with resemblances … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket Day – April 30th

As I twittered earlier today, my mother sent a text to my phone to let me know – “Tomorrow is National Poem in Your Pocket Day. Stuff your pockets accordingly.” I answered – “I’m really going to stuff my pockets … Continue reading

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