Since August, every Friday, the Huffington Post has created a poetry based on an aggregation of the most recent headlines. The outcome is surprising and often hilarious and/or disturbing. Is it poetry? Is it madness? Is it just fun? Found Poet Juli Weiner on October 5th writes:
Scalia on “Sodomy”
Naomi Wolf’s Book Shows Women: Your Vagina Deserves a Riot
Lots of Sex
How Bad Is It to Crack Your Neck?
WATCH: 14 Centuries Later, Lady Snake Lord Emerges
Daryl Hannah Arrested
How To Unleash The Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You
Creed Singer: T.I. Saved My Life, Literally
That last line just kills us.
About the Author: Abigail Browning
Abigail Browning, Founder and Managing Editor, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abigail has poems either published or forthcoming in the Yemassee Journal Online, The Greensboro Review, Linebreak, and RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. She also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances in her free time: www.abigailbrowning.com. Currently, she is studying Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media as a PhD at NC State in Raleigh, NC.