Sometimes you get really lucky--your rockstar baking friends dedicate typewriter fondant in your name. Thanks, Meaghan! (That's her image, to the left, (c) Meaghan Mountford.)
Over at Best American Poetry, I am talking about sestinas.
Sestina: a 12th-century form invented the the troubadours, particularly Provençal poet Arnaut Daniel. A form whose acrobatics declare Look at me. If I weren't a Real Poet--worthy of patronage--could I write this?
Sestina: jigsaw puzzle. Obsession. Bee in the bonnet. Bugaboo.
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