Write a want ad for a vacancy in your body.
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Use what Rachel McKibbens calls a “ghost line” to begin your poem; select a line from another artist as a jumping off point for your piece. When you’re done, erase the first line to make the poem your own.
This week’s ghost line from the bar comes from Wanda Coleman’s Bathwater Wine:
In Phillip B. Williams’ important long poem, Witness, the poet’s grandfather is credited with the following line: you cannot love a god that you fear.
Do you believe that’s true or false? And how?
You can read Witness online in its entirety. Give yourself plenty of time, both to read and sit with it, and …