Tag Archives: Nonfiction

make mango mush

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “I feel that nothing has really changed since my early childhood and that life is simply a series of scenes interspersed with songs.” — Annie Ernaux / I Remain in Darkness “Just because … Continue reading

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see my altar

The Best Stuff I Read Yesterday “I will cease waiting for someone to do something about the war, the walls, the guns, the drugs, the stupidity of leaders, and ally myself with citizens who practice the art of tossing their … Continue reading

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you become poetry

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Writing is impossible … Maybe it’s hopeless … But oh, god, at least it isn’t not writing.” — Sarah Gailey / “Pep Talk from Sarah Gailey” “the idea that writing is easy comes … Continue reading

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trash and food

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “…and if I have any advice to give to anybody it’s this: take up watercolor painting.” — Charles Bukowski / Notes of a Dirty Old Man “When I lace my boots, before stepping … Continue reading

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going to procrastinate

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “this will be a little test to see if expressive(?) writing is a cure for the malaise of the coronavirus. well it doesn’t cure the pain in my left knee…” — Bernadette Mayer … Continue reading

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misidentified as another

concern 124 (v.2) your officeis blood office my name is 78theres too much pressure last week was as datedas the previous weeki added a letteri added an addled letter i couldnt use greekcause the hurricanesr using the alphabetagain must i … Continue reading

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straddle two centuries

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “In this time of book banning and mistrust of truth, I find writing poetry a most subversive act.” — Sandra Cisneros / Lit Hub’s “The Craft of Writing” “… I straddle two centuries … Continue reading

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grope and cope

The Bipolarities of Bipolar2 …the bipolarities of bipolar2 means the investiture of happy sad happy sad happy sad…means the cyclic nucleic acidic gentrification of my sadness…and the entropic dystopic myopic envisioning of my happiness…sorta’ rolla’ coasta’ o’ love hate love … Continue reading

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nothing but fog

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “The new ease of our lives sometimes feels like a betrayal of those who need it more, though I know that the guilt of privilege pays no debt.” — Melissa Febos / “Iowa … Continue reading

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shoplift a thong

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “The soul of our politics is the commitment to ending domination.” — bell hooks / Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics “Crows, crows, crows, crowsthen the slow flapaway over the hilland the dead … Continue reading

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