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Today's poem is "Old Boys"
from Oh Terrible Youth

Write Bloody Publishing

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is the author of four other books of poetry: Dear Future Boyfriend, Hot Teen Slut, Working Class Represent, and Everything is Everything. She is also the author of the non-fiction book, Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam. Most recently, she was awarded a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry.

Other poems by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz in Verse Daily:
February 9, 2010:   "Choke" "Winter overstayed its dumb welcome...."

Books by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz:

Other poems on the web by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz:
"Ode to My Morning Cup of Coffee"
"Ode to My Morning Cup of Coffee"
"Ode to My Morning Cup of Coffee"
"List of Awesome Things You Have to Do"
"The Happy Fun of Love"
Five poems
"Ode to My Morning Cup of Coffee"
Five poems
"Starter Marriage"
"At the Office Holiday Party"
"Poem Written on Cold Medication"
Four poems
"For the People Who Keep Asking Me Why Iím Still In Slam"
Three poems
"How Carpophorus Did It"

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz's Website.

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz According to Wikipedia.

About Oh Terrible Youth:

"... a testament to Aptowicz's spunk and versatility as a poet -- rarely does one move so fluidly and so well between formal and free verse, comedy and drama, written and performance contexts."
—Susan B. A. Somers-Willet

"She speaks the secret the language of nerds. It's a misfit's chronicle of heartache, hand-me-downs, and botched Halloween costumes. This book is just like its author-- brilliant, funny, honest, and Airwolf."
—Ernest Cline



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