B Is for Bad Poetry Hardcover – 7 Dec 2009
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About the Author
Pamela August Russell created The Better Off Dead Poets Society with her partner Alison Gallant. Together, they made their way through the spoken word circuit and garnered a cult-like following. She has published short stories and poetry in several anthologies.
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Years later, while clipping my toenails,
I discovered I was the mirror of the universe.
"Finally!" she screamed. "You should get out
and create a few scars, kiss a few lips,
you know, go on living. An never count a woman out
until she swallows huge amounts of aspirin.
Like 'Mata Hari.' "No one will ever know - you were the worst kisser - in the world. - Even if they put a gun - to my head - and force me to say it in a poem."