Entirely student-run, SLC Poetry Festival is the largest free poetry festival in New York State.

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poetsorg:

Today’s poem: Jillian Weise’s “Evangelize Your Love.”

"On the web there are no days 
and no seasons and no oil changes
for the Subaru.”

Subscribe to Poem-A-Day and get a new, unpublished poem delivered to your inbox five days a week.

“You know the body that falls during
the opening credits? That’s the body
of me, Don Draper, falling endlessly
in the estimation of the only woman
I’ll ever really love”

—   

Patricia Lockwood, Mad Men Poetry Recap: ‘Favors’

If you’re not reading Patricia Lockwood’s “Don Draper Poetry Sex Man” recaps, then you’re missing out on some of the best and most innovative television writing happening right now. Always hilarious and sometimes startlingly poignant, she is killin’ it every single week.

(via jizzbergman)

“…he hears your heart. He can’t stand the pulse of it, the off-putting way you want to save yourself.”

—   Aziza Barnes, Hypnophobia (via deeplystained)

“I’m going to fail simply by standing in front of you,
waving my arms in your face as if hailing a taxi:
I’m here, I’m here, please don’t forget me,
though you already have”

—   

Paisley Rekdal, “Strawberry”

Just read the whole poem. It’s fantastic.

(via unfolded-proteins)

“The laws of attraction are this: There are
no laws of attraction. A person likes

a person.”

—   Jillian Weise, from Decent Recipe For Tilapia (via violentwavesofemotion)