REBLOG: ‘Dyslexia’ by Molly Shea

Poem: Little girl lost in a crowded classroom Trying to make sense of words on a page Frustrated beyond patience, she starts to fume Nothing makes sense when she looks at the words She tosses her pencil in a childish rage The punishment and embarrassment make her quiet She doesn’t demand, and she doesn’t pretend… Continue reading REBLOG: ‘Dyslexia’ by Molly Shea

O rly? or: Ya rly

Two American sentences: Agnostic, dyslexic insomniacs are identifiable. They're always lying awake at night, wondering if there is a Dog. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of… Continue reading O rly? or: Ya rly