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A Poet “Sexts”

By Harriet Staff

Poet Patricia Lockwood is funny. Here’s some proof from Rhizome, who give us a glimpse into Lockwood’s foray into Twitter “Sexting”:

Patricia Lockwood is an actual poet—published in the New Yorker, even!—who has inappropriately touched the imaginations of a thousand followers with her “sexts.” Born around the time of the Anthony Weiner scandal, the genre congeals gobs of glowing poetry from networked life’s greasy stew of blunt spam copy, collaged pop culture, and constant little spells of titillation. This is a selection of Lockwood’s hottest sexts.

Go on, now. Laugh a little. Or a lot. More on this at HuffPo, too.

Posted in Poetry News on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 by Harriet Staff.