The following is intended only for mature audiences (A poem)

For this one, I used the November 29th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, which is to take the first thing anybody says to you (or, if you don't see anybody, the first thing you hear on radio, TV, etc.), and use it as the first line of a poem. I [...]

The Best Prince Album? Discuss…

Prince's 1990 album, Music from Graffiti Bridge, typically gets mixed reviews. Even otherwise positive reviews will dismiss it as "one of his weaker albums," "not Prince's strongest work…", "uneven", "a mixed bag", and so on. (All quoted phrases from reviews on Amazon's page for the album.) I suspect that much of this tepid response to [...]