Hobby Lobby (An Essay)
Listen, Hobby Lobby. You know how I feel about you. But you have GOT to stop trying to make the Thanksgiving Tree a thing. I mean, at this point, it’s just embarrassing.
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Houses are jerks.
In which Emma kinda comes back from hiatus to talk a little bit about a poem and how houses make her nervous.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, All-around amazing people, appearances, bad behavior in public places, Bizarre associations and other odd tendencies, Cats in Bags, Emma is very lucky, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Home, housekeeping, inspiration, instagram, kitteh, My meowing roommates, poems, poetry, poets, publishing, shameless cat photos, shameless self-promotion, Squee!, Thanks and thanks again, The grind, the poem factory, wonders and apparitions, writing community, 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.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A festival of photos, A teacher’s education, Alice B. Toklas (feline version), announcements, appearances, awesome, bad behavior in public places, books, classroom, creative writing, creative writing pedagogy, disagreeable/agreeable, education, edumacation, Embarrassing stories, Emma is very lucky, Epic, EPIC WIN, eyebrows, GenPop Books, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Going to eleven, gratuitous photos of whatnot, instagram, Interviews, kidney stones, learning, Live-Tweeting, Malificae, medical curiosities, META, multi-tasking, Mustachio’d Kitties, My meowing roommates, NaPoMo, NaPoWriMo, Online culture, pedagogy, Perspiration? Inspiration?, Photo for the day, Photography, poem challenge, poem for the day, poems, poetry, Poetry Exercises, poets, Probably quite a bit TMI, relationships, shameless cat photos, shameless self-promotion, Squee!, teaching, teaching writing, The grind, The latest medical anomaly, the poem factory, The Witch Trials, Twitter, What Emma is up to, wonders and apparitions, writing community, writing life, writing teachers
Sometimes things are exciting …
In which Emma talks about some Seriously Exciting Things and gives so many links your head may explode with all the awesome.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A festival of linkage, A festival of photos, A teacher’s education, Academia, Academic inquiries, accidental confessions, All-around amazing people, Amazing discoveries and wondrous visions, announcements, appearances, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, awesome, awesome kids we should all keep an eye out for, awesome presses, AWP, AWP 2013, AWP Boston, bad behavior in public places, Bad girls and good girls gone bad, Bizarre associations and other odd tendencies, book signings, books, bright shining spots in the very much dark, chapbooks, COLLECT!, contemporary poetry, Cue the Golden Girls theme song, Department of Writing and Linguistics, education, edumacation, Emily Dickinson = The Ultimate, Emma is very lucky, Emma’s attempts at normal life, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, EPIC WIN, events, Fan Girl, Free to Be You and Me, Georgia Southern, Going to eleven, gratitude, Indian Springs School Visiting Writers Series, Inquiries into academics, inspiration, instagram, Internet culture, IRL Drama Llama, it is ON., Kate Greenstreet, learning, my students, One Can Find Me Here (Or At Least My Words), Online culture, Pass it on!, plans, poems, poetry, Poetry Rock Stars, poetry superheroes, poets, reading, readings, Sarah Lawrence College, schedules, shameless self-promotion, Sicilian slang, Squee!, teaching, teaching writing, The latest medical anomaly, The Witch Trials, Very Excellent News, What Emma is up to, where are you going where have you been, Where You Can Find Me (Or At Least My Words), wonders and apparitions, writers conferences, writing community, writing life, writing teachers, You better work, You gotta have friends