In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”
Eventually a poem was accepted by Poetry (Submission No. 179) and then The New Yorker (Submission No. 240), and that changed everything.
Source: Jesse Lichtenstein, “The Smutty-Metaphor Queen of Lawrence, Kansas” (profile of Patricia Lockwood), The New York Times Magazine.