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Blox: Donnie Welch

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 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."



Knock ur sox off

Get ur rox off

Say it real soft









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’


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