New poem in miniskirt magazine 💘
Also, my favorite vintage valentines
IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO READ ABOUT MY VULNERABLE FRIENDSHIP POEM, SCROLL DOWN TO THE FUN PICTURES IN THE SECOND SECTION.
Today I have a very short, gaggingly sweet piece called “tysm” up in miniskirt magazine. (I recommend the desktop version!) I like miniskirt because it’s like if a rom com were a literary magazine. Their recent submission call encouraged all things earnest and saccharine, so I uploaded my bleeding heart as a .docx. This issue was originally coming out over the holidays, but it got pushed out to Valentine’s Day, which honestly seems more fitting.
I love love! I love love poems! All my poems are love poems, but I guess this one’s more in your face. It’s also devoid of pop culture references and is not gross. Like, at all. A real departure!
Obviously I wrote this because I’m a huge sap who loves my friends a lot, but it was also a fun challenge to be less chatty and more formalistic. Or to at least pretend to care about meter. I go through phases, but right now I’m trying to move myself slightly to the right on this scale:
Old valentines I like
As an ephemera enthusiast and major creep, Valentine’s Day is big. Vintage and antique Valentine’s Day cards combine the joy of frivolous illustrations with the thrill of going through other people’s stuff. Here are some of my favorites from the archives.
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