APRIL is NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
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Caroline Bock-BEFORE MY EYES

APRIL is NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

April... Poetry.  The idiot box. Hey, mambo. Hearts broken and House sold... From the author ofLIE, a critically-acclaimed young adult novel, a poem in honor of National Poetry Month in April. One stanza a day for the next few days, (it's a very long poem), a narrative poem that cuts very close to the bone: 

The Idiot Box

My father called it
the Idiot Box
like it was a nickname, or
term of endearment.
I was twelve.
He called me
Toots, a nickname,
a term of endearment.
Sometimes
Ignoramous.
T.V. was always the Idiot Box.
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