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AndreaBlythe

Name Andrea Blythe
Location San Fran
Member Since Jul 13, 2012
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Hi, I'm Andrea Blythe. I graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Modern Literature, and live in the Bay Area, California, where I scratch at notebooks and write poetry and fiction. My poetry has appeared in several publications, including Chiaroscuro (ChiZine), Strange Horizons, Perigee, Z-composition, Bear Creek Haiku, and Chinquapin. In 2010, my poem “India” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

In general I gravitate toward writing fantasy and science fiction, and I love reworking folklore and fairytales. The world is full of beautiful things unacknowledged and possibilities ignored. I would like to believe in ghosts, vampires, fairies, fortune tellers, witches, magic makers, hidden realms, and so much more, but at heart I'm more of a skeptic than I pretend to be. Much of this is reflected in my writing.

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The Poetry Project

The Poetry Project

Poetry #278 / Other #620
16 parts / 6 pages, updated Apr 15, 2014PGPictures
This will be an ongoing poetry project with the aim of creating poetry for the joy of it. Post a prompt (a word or short phrase) as a comment, and I will respond with... read more
2,154 reads votes 81 comments 141
Over the Hill and through the Woods (Attys)

Over the Hill and through the Woods (Attys)

10 parts / 4 pages, updated Aug 17, 2012PG-13Completed
"Over the Hill and through the Woods" is a collection of poems inspired by fairy tales and folk lore. It will also be home to the poe... read more
1,517 reads votes 56 comments 79
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@MattewJade Thank you. I'm glad you liked it.
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Thank you. :)
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"john" is sometimes used as another word for toilet, so it's "time flushing down the toilet"
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"john" is sometimes used as another word for toilet, so it's "time flushing down the toilet"
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Hi, justa_nobody12. I'm finally getting back to working on some poetry, so I will try to get to your prompt soon. :)
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