In which Emma talks about being uncomfortable, which is her general state of being. But.
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Don’t Be Fooled By The Rocks That I Got.
Seriously. Jennifer Lopez really missed an opportunity when she didn’t make “Jenny from the Block” about geology.
The Accidental Professor
When I was a little kid and we went to the beach, I always had this strange and terrifying and utterly disorienting moment where I’d think to myself this is our first day at the beach; we have four more days at the beach, and then this vacation is over. That sentence, I now realize,…
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A teacher’s education, Academia, Academic inquiries, accidental confessions, Another summer in a winter town, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, awesome, Bizarre associations and other odd tendencies, Chchchchanges, childhood ailments and other daily disasters, creative writing, disappearances, DUENDE, education, edumacation, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Emma's Awkward Adolescence, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s attempts at normal life, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Fear and how to face it, graduate school, gratuitous photos of whatnot, Happy accidents, learning, Losing courage and other freakouts, Movin’ on, My nerves are bad tonight. Yes bad., my students, odd comparisons and awkward metaphors, overthinking, pedagogy, Scenes from my childhood, So long, teaching, teaching writing, the heft of cathedral tunes, the three jobs, thought for the day, where are you going where have you been, writing community, writing teachers
The Story Behind “The Damage”
In which Emma has a dream come true and talks about it for you. AND MAKES HER SUMMARY RHYME.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, accidental confessions, Amazing discoveries and wondrous visions, announcements, appearances, awesome, awesome presses, BOOM., Breaking up is hard to do, Chchchchanges, COLLECT!, contemporary poetry, Corrections, crafting, crafts, creative nonfiction, creative writing, Dear Johns from the Po Biz, Emma is very lucky, EPIC WIN, Glitter (pretty version), Going to eleven, gratitude, hopes and dreams, inspiration, Internet culture, Letters to Inanimate Objects, living without linebreaks, love, love poems, magazines, Milestones and suchness, Movin’ on, nonfiction, One Can Find Me Here (Or At Least My Words), Online culture, Online literary magazines, Other Lit Mags One Should Admire, Other Poets, Other Presses We Should All Be Looking At, poem challenge, poem for the day, poems, poetry, Poetry Daily, poets, publishing, publishing (or not publishing, rejection, rejection slippage, relationships, revision, shameless self-promotion, Squee!, Stationary Objects and Collisions Therewith, submissions, Thanks and thanks again, The big move, the genre line (and stepping over it), The grind, the poem factory, The Secret Life of Objects, Very Excellent News, where are you going where have you been, Where You Can Find Me (Or At Least My Words), wonders and apparitions, writing life, You gotta have friends
“And on the radio you hear ‘November Rain;’ that solo’s awful long, but it’s got a good refrain.”*
In which I announce the fact that I’m going to be on the radio tomorrow and talk about how awful the weather is today, which may or may not also happen tomorrow on the radio.
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