Big Night Ahead (more found-tweet poetry)

Dirty thong on the sidewalk,
spandex in this mall—
Dear Ethan, bring a condom!

One day late, this is poem 19, for day 19 of National Poetry Month. (Today’s poem will appear in a few hours.) Found this nasty little poem in my tweet stream two nights ago.

With thanks to:

Big Bertha @canadian_jane “Dirty thong on the sidewalk, I will write a poem about you” 2:12 AM – 14 Apr 12

Jules Archer @JulesJustWrite “there’s a lot of spandex in this mall.” 7:47 PM – 18 Apr 12

J.A. Pak @JAPak ““I’d reply to that,” Kirsten says. “And it’d be short and simple: Dear Ethan, bring a condom.” #ebook #kindle” 7:45 PM – 18 Apr 12

J.A.’s tweet links to her recently published ebook, “So Easy To Love”. The cover is lovely; a feast for the eyes:



About Chris Galvin

Chris Galvin is a Canadian writer, editor and photographer dividing her time between Canada and Viet Nam. Her essay Flood Season was a finalist for the 2012 Best of the Net prize, and Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam won third place (shared) and a Readers’ Choice Award in the 2015 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals, including Descant, Asian Cha, PRISM International, Room, and others. She has written in Vietnamese and English for Vietnam Tourism Review/Kham Pha Du Lich Vietnam Magazine, Travellive, and Du Lich Giai Tri. Chris is currently looking for a home for her recently completed manuscript, Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, a book about living, eating, and tour-guiding in Viet Nam.
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2 Responses to Big Night Ahead (more found-tweet poetry)

  1. J.A. Pak says:

    Sounds like a typical Kirsten night! Thanks so much for including Kirsten and So Easy.

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