Archive for: ‘May 2011’

bafflement of poetry volume two

May 31, 2011 Posted by gretchen

After clicking my heels yesterday over quite possibly one of the final copies of Poetry: Volume One to be issued I realized… damn. Poetry: Volume Two is set to be released in eight weeks-ish.

That’s madness blog family. (more…)

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cop that cranky pants

May 30, 2011 Posted by gretchen

I had a bit of the Monday icks today. You know how sometimes you have the icks and you don’t realize it until something happens and you growl at someone, or you suddenly feel your forehead ache from creasing because you’ve inadvertently been scowling for so long.

… it was those sort of icks.

During my lunch break I was pretending to sit in the break room and fiddle with my iPad when all I was really doing was staring downward and reciting the “Two more weeks until New York City… Two more weeks until New York City…” mantra in my mind.

That’s when my phone lit up. (more…)

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book of poem… new york city style…

May 28, 2011 Posted by gretchen

During my last leg of New York City I filled a book with a somewhat experimental super long prose-y like poem. After I completed the cover to cover task. I tossed it aside and said, “One day I must read that…”

This is what I’ve been spending my day doing. Reading the piece, typing it out. Shaking my head a bit. And occasionally murmuring, “I remember how that felt…”

Some of my favorite lines I’ve come across so far include: (more…)

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jazz club. puppies. happy-like things.

May 27, 2011 Posted by gretchen

Over the previous rainbow of days I’ve been running around thinking about books and words and immersing myself in things that make my world happy.

The puppies make me happy. In fact, if I wasn’t always chasing them around, I may have strayed from Australia long ago. They keep me in line. I literally just had to stop typing so Lily could chew my wrist… lol.

Ten piece jazz bands make me happy, particularly when they’re accompanied by sexy scat singers. (more…)

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piece of a poem…

May 26, 2011 Posted by gretchen

I used… hoped… jewelry could be… enough. Convincing.
Shining my circles To polished rings. For you’re…
Consumption. Understanding. In the end. Finality. (more…)

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