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Calling all HS poets!

Tell your HS students about this Studio 360 Show summer poetry contest. I’m the judge! 

More info HERE. 

@ecpettit  (at Western Massachusetts)

@ecpettit (at Western Massachusetts)

@ecpettit  (at Downtown Amherst)

@ecpettit (at Downtown Amherst)

Kinda weird. I’m writing in Emily Dickinson’s room. (at The Emily Dickinson Museum)

Kinda weird. I’m writing in Emily Dickinson’s room. (at The Emily Dickinson Museum)

Dorothea Lasky on Many Literary Mothers, A Violin Case, And A Woman on the Subway

literarymothers:

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I first started writing poems when I was 7 because I couldn’t sleep and needed something to do and poems were the things I could write to, to an unnamed friend in the nighttime (sometimes her name was Molly, sometimes her name was Blue, sometimes she was people I knew). 

But when I was 14 and 15, I gave up on poetry. I don’t think it was that I had lost the word. It was as if I simply closed the door to the voice that spoke to me. I had a severe depression and had lost the ability to care if I talked to my unnamed friend in the night anymore. I think she stopped caring about me, too.

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Fetishization of the fragment/Sappho/ #littlebrokenboneswedontwanttoknowarebones (at Vatican Museums - Musei Vaticani)

Fetishization of the fragment/Sappho/ #littlebrokenboneswedontwanttoknowarebones (at Vatican Museums - Musei Vaticani)

Pink

Pink

Desire is grey until it is green. Gold is the color I can give to you. (at Firenze)

Desire is grey until it is green. Gold is the color I can give to you. (at Firenze)