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Marry me to St. Vincent.


Marry me to St. Vincent.

(via actuallygrimes)

Two Sisters & One Friend in a Conversation about Writing (Part Five)


One day in August of 2012, Heather Christle and Michele Christle sat down with their friend Rachel B. Glaser to talk about language, writing, reading, growing up, and cell phones. Heather and Michele are sisters, and met Rachel in Northampton, Massachusetts, where all three lived at the time….


i found a leather jacket made for build-a-bears in my closet so naturally i had to put it on my cat

(via vampishly)

“Fetishizing ‘power’ in women characters – having them kicking ass and always being ready with a putdown - isn’t the same as writing them as human beings.”

—   Jack Graham, in Stephen Moffat - A Case For The Prosecution, a guest post on Philip Sandifer’s blog (via linnealurks)

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Black Petunias

me as a flower

(Source: frolicingintheforest, via vampishly)


My newest musical poetry experiment: “Smoking Cloves on the Dock”

Ohio goth poets represent!

“Perhaps you can write better if you leave the mistakes.”


Jorge Luis Borges (via thetinhouse)

This is really helping me today. :)

(Source: theparisreview, via purry)


Carrie Lorig on Cuttyspot


Carrie Lorig on Cuttyspot

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April Poetry Month (Day 21)


OK, I’m here to sass up your Monday with a poem by Mary Biddinger called A Very Hard Time. This one is a great example of how couplets can be used to build tension or humor—or, in Biddinger’s case, both. (Also, there aren’t nearly enough erotic poems set against the backdrop of a collapsing…

Huge thanks for this nod, MM!