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sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.01.2013
December 1     Poorly Chirping   She writes poetry like fusion jazz, more fun to make than to listen to.  She stands at the podium serving as a bad example.  I pray as she reads, “Lord, please don’t let me get sucked into the self-importance of bad poetry for the sake of...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Dec.19.2012
     It has to be really bad, howler-bad!  My undergraduate poetry teacher, XJ Kennedy, used to spend one class period at the end of term reading bad poetry to us.  He would carry a basket marked "Cucumbers" filled with terrible poems, and would regale us with the...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.26.2012
  November 26   ASSURANCES OF GULLIVER       Poor Lilliputians and my egg shaped conundrum!  At least they have the strength of their convictions when I have only pondering to share the space between my ears.  What sense could the world make if there is no one...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.01.2011
  ....December 1   Poorly Chirping   She writes poetry like fusion jazz, more fun to make than to listen to.  She stands at the podium serving as a bad example.  I pray as she reads, “Lord, please don’t let me get sucked into the self-importance of bad poetry for the sake...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.07.2010
December 7     Anti-Forfeit Activity     I don’t want to write bad, forced, poor, weak, care-worn poems, but I won’t write any good ones if I don’t lift this pen.  The embarrassment I might feel for lackluster lines is far less than the shame of empty notebooks.  I don’t always...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.01.2010
December 1   Poorly Chirping   She writes poetry like fusion jazz, more fun to make than to listen to.  She stands at the podium serving as a bad example.  I pray as she reads, “Lord, please don’t let me get sucked into the self-importance of bad poetry for the sake of peering...