Poetry, Writing

Spam Poetry Interlude

On account of somehow not realizing it was almost Monday again, I find myself scrambling to come up with a post to write. Lucky for me, it has been a good long while since I resorted to spam comment entertainment, so the pickings for poetry are rich. Even if the comments are sassing me a… Continue reading Spam Poetry Interlude

Poetry, Writing

Spam Poetry: the Last Minute One

I woke up fifteen minutes ago and realized I hadn't yet written a post for today. Well done, me! Thus, here we are, with the latest installation of Spam Poetry. This time around, my spam folder had a lot of very important information to share with us.... Things to Keep in Mind WhIle publIshIng these… Continue reading Spam Poetry: the Last Minute One

Poetry, Writing

Spam Poetry: the Reckoning

Greetings fine denizens of the internet! This past weekend was Emerald City Comicon, which was absolutely wonderful, as per usual, but also exhausting, which always somehow surprises me.   I am citing this as validation in my decision to return yet again to my running gag (read: trick I use to distract you from the fact that I… Continue reading Spam Poetry: the Reckoning

Poetry, Words, Writing

Spam Poetry Revisited

I was writing another post for today, but it got a little out of hand. Like, the kind of out of hand that happened that time I wrote about Easy A in eight parts. This one will probably go up later, maybe as more than one post, after I have done some more example-gathering and research,… Continue reading Spam Poetry Revisited

Art, Personal Story, Poetry, Words

Spam is Poetry

I get a lot of spam messages. I have been getting more of them in recent weeks due to my unusually high posting volume. A lot of people hate getting spam messages, but I've developed a certain fondness for the things. They just try so hard to sound like people, you know? So many almost-sentences.… Continue reading Spam is Poetry

Books, Poetry, Reviews

Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

I have a certain tendency to weigh myself down with too many dense books, get overwhelmed trying to slog through them, and then just stop reading for a while. However, this year, I am trying to make a reading goal--40 books for the year--which means I cannot afford the usual stall-outs. To attempt to break… Continue reading Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Memories, Poetry

the Blues

Greetings! I have a silly little thing for today's post. Lately, my friends at Write Away! have been rather preoccupied with lymricks, so for yesterdays meeting nearly all of us wrote them. This is what I came up with, and I'm considering expanding/illustrating it. That's probably overly optimistic, but it wouldn't be the first time.… Continue reading the Blues