Posts Tagged: interrobang

The Sunday Rumpus Review: Interrobang by Jessica Piazza

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In the first sonnet of the sonnet sequence “People Like Us,” the speaker says, “By day I play nonstop if/then, internally pluck a love me, love me not lament…” This game—the jostle between possibilities and outcomes, the constant, obsessive evaluation of one’s self and the value of that self to others—is at play within each […]


My salmon day started when I quash squashed through his fornicorium


The Book Bench pointed me in the direction of this phenomenal time waster of a site called Unwords, which is “a dictionary devoted to made-up words.” Thanks a lot, Book Bench. I decided immediately upon finding the word “toilet toupee” (any shag carpet toilet cover that causes the lid to become top-heavy, thus creating endless […]