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Choice Poem- Revised

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Amy Maddox
ENGL 302A-01
April 14, 2010
Poem 4: Choice Assignment Career Opportunity My innards knotting as if I ate a whole package of thick, white, tube socks, the kind that you can almost pull over your kneecaps.
 The ink from the laser jet spitting onto the paper,
like an old man with an enlarged prostate trying to take […]

Thirteen Ways to Use Toilet Paper

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 March 29, 2010 In-class Writing Thirteen Ways to Use Toilet Paper I. Swirling in a putrid yellow whirlpool, dissolving in the drain. What did we use before we had toilet paper? II. Wisps of white hanging from my neighbor’s tree. They should’ve handed out candy. III. The platinum blonde rubs a […]

Persona Poem- Final

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL302A-01 April 23, 2010 Persona Poem-Final Under the Rainbow I’m not trekking across ninety-six miles of yellow bricks so that I can go back to that dust bowl. I hear they do good work in Thailand, but traveling by twister is cheaper than coach. So while I’m here, it can’t hurt to ask. […]

Fixed Form Poem- Final

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 April 23, 2010 Fixed Form Poetry- Villanelle- Final World of Warcraft Translucent skin glows blue, from endlessly sitting with eyes fixed on a flickering screen, questing with nasally strangers, blemished and blubbery. Trading real paychecks for digital currency, a world of gaming no longer just for teens, Translucent skin glows blue, […]

Portrait Poem Final

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 April 23, 2010 Poem 1- Final Child Support He lies on a vomit stained carpet, in a flop house in New York City, surrounded by second hand Fender guitars. The coffee table is dusted with a fine soot of leftover cocaine and ashes and littered with Bud Light bottles, labels peeling, […]

Choice Poem Assignment

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 April 12, 2010 Poem 4: Choice Assignment Career Opportunity My innards are knotted as if I ate a whole package of tube socks, the thick white kind that you almost pull over your kneecaps. The ink from the laser jet spits onto the paper like an old man with an enlarged […]

Fixed Form Poem

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 April 5, 2010 Fixed Form Poetry- Villanelle World of Warcraft What a waste of life, to endlessly sit with eyes fixed on a flickering screen, to quest with brethren who have opted out socially. Trading real paychecks for digital currency, a world of gaming no longer just for teens, What a […]

Short Exercise 4

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL302A-01 March 27, 2010 Short Assignment 4 I found this poem, “Bad Boyfriend” by Thadra Sheridan, on youtube.com while perusing under the generic search string of “poetry readings.” After watching about fifteen incredibly dull and lifeless readings of long dead poets’ works accompanied by some very creepy amateur animations of said poets’ photographs, […]

Persona Poem

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL302A-01 March 24, 2010 Persona Poem Under the Rainbow I told them all that there’s no place like home. I’m not trekking across ninety-six miles of yellow bricks so that I can go back to that dust bowl. I want the wizard to give me a penis. Auntie always tried to force me […]

Poem 1 Revision

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Amy Maddox ENGL 302A-01 March 19, 2010 Poem 1 Child Support He lies on a vomit stained carpet, in a flop house in New York City, surrounded by second hand Fender guitars. The coffee table is littered with overflowing ashtrays and empty Bud Light bottles and a fine dusting of leftover cocaine. His smile is […]

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