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An artichoke’s heart does not pump ketchup.
It pumps pesto,
oily, olive clots of guacamole.
All their Selected Collecteds
All their Oxford Nortons
All their Academy Societies
All their Oprah Vendlers
All their stanzas look alike
. Toi Derricotte reads her poem “Blackbottom” at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the video. . Blackbottom … Continue reading →
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