fallen from the fig tree
EhaWe can do better than that. I dare you, Pally. I double-dog dare you to do better than that.
Here's your Anne Sexton Smackdown Assignment:Poetry is my______,my________,my__________,my__________.
I'll post mine shortly.
We soooo can do better. "Poetry is my mouth?" hahhahahha!Ok, no really.Give me a sec. and I'll report back.
and p.s. I haven't been double-dog dared since I was about 12. So this is super exciting.
Poetry is my dog heart,my ugh of daystart, myarm as pillow, my shoeboxof junkmail, my red-streakedsun of a face, my morningwater, my unconceived daughter, my belly empty as a howl.
I love "poetry is my mouth!"
Nellie: proudly double-dog-daring full-growned adults since 1984.
I'm supposed to follow THAT? Gosh Nellie."My unconceived daughter" gave me butterflies.
Poetry is my sister,My father more than most.Poetry is insides cavingto unending filling,Poetry is my heart-stringpulled against the pagePoetry is my grace.
I hate mine. Boo.
Hurray for our Anne Sexton smackdown. Pronouncement: A SUCCESS! Hurrah.