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I’m Liv Lansdale, I’m twenty, and I grew up in Towson, MD, where I currently live. I’ve edited a few literary magazines, interned at Baltimore’s City Lit Press, and am a double major (creative writing and sustainable development) at Columbia University. I once caught a shark with my bare hands.
The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by Liv Lansdale and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Each metaphor is an extension of itself.
Writing the music to your question
And then you try wanting to set fire
So declare the problem solved, after
Otherwise why explore mystery
& little phenomena, that all swirl
we hide from our children. It ends
Still, much of me is scared
Don’t cry. Honestly, the surprise
After he scratched his head,
Back to surprise.
A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published six collections of poetry all available on Amazon.com. She has also published her work in numerous national and international literary journals. Most recently, she has accepted the position as editor for four online poetry journals for Kind of a Hurricane Press ( www.kindofahurricanepress.com ). Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at HERE and HERE.
The following work is Copyright © 2012, and owned by A.J. Huffman and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I Have No Room