"IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT, DON’T LOOK AT IT" while it slowly poisons society’s perception of your gender/race/sexual orientation.
Internet comments. Sigh.
New 103.7 FM Says “Man Up,” Forgets Women Who Don’t Wear Bikinis Exist
“The grieving process is an obsessive process. There’s an exhausting retreading that happens in your mind, a retreading that can’t necessarily happen on the page. You go over and over and over the same ideas. Some are productive ideas—about what’s happened to you, about what you can do to move forward. Some are self-indulgent. A lot of them are self-indulgent. Some are angry, some are probably unfair. But that’s the grieving process. I think that it’s natural and it’s necessary, but it doesn’t always make for good reading, especially if you put it on the page without some element of control, without thinking, ‘What’s going to bring this to life for someone who hasn’t experienced it?’”
HuffPost Books is featuring three Best New Poets 2013 contributors today. I’m just tickled.