Genocide Water will get stagnant if you leave it outside to set. Mosquitoes deposit their eggs to play houseguest in mildewed buckets full of lukewarm rainwater. Fuck those bloodsuckers. You tip the bucket. When the slimy sacs of larvae slide onto the sun-torched concrete, you crush them into the cracks with your calloused heels, your … Continue reading Genocide
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Stephen King, you rascal. You never cease to fascinate me. Surprisingly, Pet Sematary did not force me to leave the lights on at night, as per usual with Stephen King. Instead, I found myself fascinated by the language and relationships he formed within the novel. The book starts out with an intro that give a list of … Continue reading Pet Sematary
POWER OF FIVE – Tip Jar Submissions Pittsburgh Poetry Review’s open reading period is now closed. Our next regular open reading period will begin August 1, 2016. Starting on May 5, we w… Source: Pittsburgh Poetry Review
“Poetry is a conversation with the world.” Naomi Shihab Nye Poems2go is a poetry project created by Christine Jones and supported by a grant from the Witter Bynner Foundation, to bring more … Source: Poems2Go
Scream.  Start a collection of model airplanes that your brother will rip into piles of wings, broken propellers, and non-descriptive metal bits you’ll still find in your bedroom carpet three years later. Feed your pet goldfish three tater-tots with ketchup and Dijon mustard. Listen to the sound something smaller than your thumb makes when … Continue reading How to Crash a Car While Not Driving
“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotions, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personalit… Source: Belle Lang