Reacting to Blue Ivy
Lorde looks like an alien who is desperately trying to replicate human emotion so her cover isn’t blown.
"Because I’m not trying to write for editors or for slam judges, I’m constantly surprised by which poems resonate for people on paper or aloud. And if that stops, if I start knowing what’s going to score or get accepted, then I will have collapsed into formula and need to take up topiary sculpture or puppetry or something."- Marty McConnell, interviewed by Hanif Abdurraqib for 30 in 30(0)
Near were I live, there is a fairy penguin settlement; and people send in knitted jumpers for the rehabilitated ones to keep warm.
This was done after the Fairy Blue Penguins suffered from an oil spill in New Zealand, the jumpers keep them warm until their plumage recovers…
The Penguin Books one wins everything.
Yes it does! It’s … Classic!
Yes or No?
I was tagged by jennehall :)
A. You can ONLY answer Yes or No. B. You are NOT ALLOWED to explain ANYTHING unless someone messages you and asks — Copy and repost, delete my answers, then type in your answers.
Been arrested? No Kissed someone you didn’t like? Yes Slept in until 5 PM? Yes Ran a red light? Yes Been suspended from school? No Experienced love at first sight? Yes Totaled your car in an accident? No Been fired from a job? Yes Fired somebody? No Sang karaoke? No Pointed a gun at someone? No Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t? Yes Caught a snowflake on your tongue? Yes Kissed in the rain? Yes Had a close brush with death? No Seen someone die? No Played spin-the-bottle? No Smoked a cigar? No Sat on a rooftop? Yes Smuggled something into another country? Yes Been pushed into a pool with all your clothes? Yes Broken a bone? Yes Skipped school? Yes Eaten a bug? Yes Sleepwalked? No Walked a moonlit beach? Yes Rode [on] a motorcycle? No Dumped someone? Yes Lied to avoid a ticket? No Ridden in a helicopter? No Shaved your head? No Made your boyfriend/girlfriend cry? Yes Eaten snake? No Marched/Protested? Yes Had Mexican jumping beans for pets? No Puked on amusement ride? No Seriously & intentionally boycotted something? Yes Been in a band? No Been on TV? Yes Shot a gun? No Skinny-dipped? No Gave someone stitches? Yes Ridden a surfboard? No Drank straight from a liquor bottle? Yes Had surgery? No Streaked? No Taken by ambulance to hospital? Yes Fainted? Yes Peed behind a bush? Yes Donated blood? Yes Grabbed an electric fence? No Eaten alligator meat? Yes Killed an animal when not hunting? No Peed your pants in public? Yes Snuck into a movie without paying? No Written graffiti? Yes Still love someone you shouldn’t? Yes Been in handcuffs? Yes Believe in love? Yes Sleep on a certain side of the bed? Yes
I’m tagging ho-biscuit