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So I’ve been busy

This is some of what’s been keeping me busy: In writing news, I sold a poem to The Furnace Review! Yay! I love them. Also, I have two poems in the recently released issue of The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, including my sci-fi adaptation of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons.

NaPoWriMo poem & prompt #20

Today, write an objectpoem: choose an object for close observation and describe it evocatively, then relate it to some more general comment about the world, about life, or about human nature. Some excellent examples of object poems are: “About Foam” by Caroline Bergvall; “White Box (notes)” by Laura Mullen; “Elementary Odes” by Pablo Neruda; “Orchids” […]

What was the sensible decision.

Read “A Light in the Moon” from Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein.

NaPoWriMo Inspiration #17

“Tender Buttons [A Box]” by Gertrude Stein

From Gertrude Steins’s “Sugar” (Tender Buttons)

Put it in the stew, put it to shame. A little slight shadow and a solid fine furnace. The teasing is tender and trying and thoughtful. The line which sets sprinkling to be a remedy is beside the best cold.