Blox: Donnie Welch

June 12, 2019


 

 

 

Donnie Welch runs poetry workshops for neurodiverse youth in schools and community centers around NYC. His writing has appeared in Gravel; Passages North; The Emerson Review; War, Literature, & the Arts; and elsewhere. He has a micro-chapbook The Post Atomic Sonnets (Origami Poems Project 2016) and a collection of children's poetry Who Gave These Flamingos Those Tuxedos (Emerson College Wilde Press 2013). Visit DonnieWelchPoetry.com for more on him and his work.

 

"My work in special education settings in America puts me in class contact with Speech Therapists. What I've learned from my close colleagues in this field about language, word formation, and the (sometimes) fraught connection between ideation and vocalization inspired the word play and rhythm in this piece."

 

 

Blox

 

Knock ur sox off

Get ur rox off

Say it real soft

ppp

pp

p

Now:

f

ff

fff

FFS

SMH...ABC the building blocks of Lng

Next from the pile up: skin, needy

Don’t leave me,

Lone    ly

Bone   ly

A dog w/o a po          ny

It’s u 4 me & me 4 u

Let’s ramaba to batcha

And skip to the lou

 

My Darling                 My Darlin’

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

ZiN Daily is published by ZVONA i NARI, Cultural Production Cooperative

Vrčevan 32, 52204 Ližnjan, Istria, Croatia

OIB 73342230946

ISSN 2459-9379

Editors: Natalija Grgorinić, Ljubomir Grgorinić Rađen & Ognjen Rađen

 

Copyright © 2017-2018, ZVONA i NARI, Cultural Production Cooperative

The rights to all content presented at www.zvonainari.hr belong to its respective authors.

Any further reproduction or dissemination of this content is prohibited without a written consent from its authors. 
All Rights Reserved.

The image of Quasimodo is by French artist Louis Steinheil, which appeared in  the 1844 edition of Victor Hugo's "Notre-Dame de Paris" published by Perrotin of Paris.

ZVONA i NARI

are supported by:

ZVONA i NARI - Library & Literary Retreat - Vrčevan 32, 52204 Ližnjan, Croatia - + 385 99 232 7926 - zvonainari@gmail.com - (c) 2011.-2018.