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Day 5: Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

Daily Typewriter Poetry

Welcome to Day Five of National Poetry Month! Did you write a poem, today? Get inspired by today’s fresh batch of typewriter poetry, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read quotes about poetry from a variety of writers.

Day 5: Featured Poem

Here’s the featured typewriter poetry poem for Day 5:

 

Day 5: Typewriter Poetry

If you’d like to submit your typewriter poetry for National Poetry Month, leave a comment or tag @typewriterpoetry & #typewriterpoetry.

Each day, a poem is featured on the curated @typewriterpoetry Instagram.

Enjoy!

 

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suck myself out the heart i give it back

April 5th, 2016

 

Today’s poem was inspired by finding a toenail clipping in your food.

If you’re curious, I wrote a brief backstory about today’s poem: 05 : suck myself out the heart i give it back

For #npm16, I’m working on a poetry series which is part of a larger project: an art book called suck myself out the heart i give it back. You can view the entire collection:

Donate to Tupelo Press

For #NationalPoetryMonth, I’m fundraising on behalf of Tupelo Press, a small literary publisher. Tupelo’s 30/30 Project is an all-year monthly round of writing a poem a day. Check out their website and read the collection of poetry we’ve volunteered to write for the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project.

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Enjoying the work I’ve been steadily producing? It’s for my upcoming art book, suck myself out the heart i give it back. You can read more about the project here. I also encourage you to donate in my name to Tupelo Press. 100% of proceeds go to their literary press, and it’s tax-deductible!

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