A Poem A Day: Beauty School Dropout
by Monica McClure
I want to solve the problem of heterosexual desire
like why do I love dick so much
Is there something transcendent about self-abasement
I’m not a licensed esthetician so I don’t know
what scholars say
about Brazilian keratin treatments
The formaldehyde stylists breathe is…
getting back on tumblr for a moment to share that beauty that is MonicaMcClure. like. yeah.
(Source: The Awl)
4:11 pm • 3 October 2013 • 33 notes
Similar:Peaks::: this is david blumenshine, this is how david blumenshine feels about life in general with focal point made...
Thursday. as in the day after tomorrow after tomorrow. Similar:Peaks:: is back up and publishing. We are exceedingly happy with the insane amount of outstanding submissions we have received since our induction way back when, and, so as to not exhaust ourselves with the insane schedule we were…
11:13 pm • 16 September 2013 • 2 notes
Anonymous asked: What do you do for fun?
co-found/edit the FUCK out of a literary journal.
normal 22 year old stuff.
7:51 pm • 21 June 2013 • 3 notes
excerpt from ” taking selfies—this is my life/ now:: a poem for Amanda Bynes”
i have nothing aside
from my health & a
point, lungs & a vendetta.
somewhere in the reeds
an alligator finds a blue
string & eats it. fuck
you rachel, fuck you
we’ve already signed
the grail for simplicity
just don’t remind her
that she is a woman &
hungry & quite loud.
5:09 pm • 21 June 2013 • 7 notes
i want chapbooks
if you have a chapbook..i would love to have a copy..i can’t pay you..but i can take in your words with gentle sincerity.. please.
8:53 am • 7 June 2013 • 3 notes
Facebook tells me today is the birthday of Rachel Burns, who recently interviewed me for Similar Peaks, a new online litmag. Happy birthday, Rachel! Thank you for the interview!
being able to interview one of my favorite authors & having her wish me a happy birthday? i would say this is a pretty fantastic day!
7:22 pm • 5 June 2013 • 21 notes