Monthly Archives: May 2013

Good Art Day!

New video poem and a photo published. Check it out here Everyone gets free gum courtesy of moi! I’m leaving today for a wedding in Pennsylvania. We’ve been looking forward to this wedding since we left Pennsylvania, so needless to … Continue reading

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"Love Story" Video Poem

Love Story from Rachel Van Blankenship on Vimeo. This is my first attempt at a video poem sans Claire. So hopefully as I do more, I’ll get better and HOPEFULLY I’ll get a real camera someday instead of having to … Continue reading

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Bastards

I had a dream last night a poet said “I know just what to do with your writing…” and that’s where the memory fades. Mysteries are never easy Dreams are never answers, but seeds. Too often I wake from sleep’s … Continue reading

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The Poet

“The Poet: Would rather eat a heart than a hambone.” – Theodore Rotheke

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Tumblr

I’m trying out a new tumblr blog/site. Here I’m going to see if this is easier to post with via my phone, Facebook, all that good social media crap *I mean amazing technology stuff* Let me know if you hate … Continue reading

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Phoenix (recording)

Phoenix

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Say: writing

Take your pen, light it like a cigarette, brace it between your fingertips say: Writing is proof I am not alone, proof I am not standing outside so many closed doors for nothing proof even my voice is a torch … Continue reading

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The real Dorothy and Toto

My parents’ house was 8 miles west of the tornado. 8 miles. And in between the super cell and our front door is the nursery where my mom got her oak trees, the sonic where she introduced me to their … Continue reading

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Phoenix

Dear —, This is my view from the library. The windows protect me like a ribcage, the books my spine. I am the organs inside, but not the heart. My heart has always been a kite floating unprotected from my … Continue reading

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Us

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