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"So Much Synth" by Brenda Shaughnessy - Poetry Book Review - Billimarie Lubiano Robinson, Typewriter Poetry

Time Traveling into a Well-Kept Room

I remember feeling strange, to be in the town but not of the town. I came across Shaughnessy’s Our Andromeda while quietly stacking inventory for Princeton students in need of textbooks. She was a local poet, working with the Princeton MFA’s Emerging Writers series and teaching at Rutgers. Now, returning back to the east coast, to New Jersey, to Newark–it seemed like the perfect time to read Shaughnessy’s newest poetry book, So Much Synth, during the five hour flight from Los Angeles.

"Invisible Stains" by Billimarie Lubiano Robinson - "I am staring at my knuckles / all throughout dinner, as if I can will / myself into existence." (Typewriter Poetry)

“INVISIBLE STAINS”

Originally Posted: October 10th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “Chocolate Milk :0)” It’s kind of funny that this one is a little sad, seeing as the prompt was from my childhood best friend…a friendship I have happy memories of

“MINDFUL OF HOME”

Originally Posted: June 15th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “I have traveled the earth with only a slight, compact bag at my shoulders that held a camera, enough clothes for tomorrow. I have dwelled and dined in cities where a constant flow of human traffic streaks by, as seen through a window. I have wandered endless …

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