Stephanie is doing the 30/30 marathon for Tupelo Press, support her with encouragement, donation, likes, comments, i am sure she’ll welcome anything.
Stephanie is a fine poet, with an attention to form we share.
& this is just another example, though we shouldn’t have favorites, i have to say this one made me laugh & really grabbed my inner love of humour in poetry; but is also a skillfully executed poem with a lovely use of foreshadowing, to set up her final point, by placing Kiddo’s redefining of a school snail race as the counterpoint or rather, turn.


Snail BuddyPhoto by: Cameren Harper

How to Be a Malacologist


Remember when
your child’s heart led your head
like a garden snail’s head leads its footed belly…

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Assign me a challenge to take on here: May 2017 Tupelo Press 30/30 Challenge!

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DPM is an idea-logue (sic) and object-oriented speculative realist, attempting to be response-able in an irresponse-able society.

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