The Dictators' Guide to Good Housekeeping

The Dictators' Guide to Good Housekeeping

98K Reads 837 Votes 10 Part Story
Valerie Wallace By valeriemw Completed

Selected by Margaret Atwood for the 2012 Atty Award.

Collection of 10 poems.

(The cover photo is a detail from the painting "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" by Dorthea Tanning. Tate Collection, London).

  • acrostic
  • attys
  • aubade
  • couplets
  • free
  • kwansaba
  • narrative
  • persona
  • poem
  • prose
  • rima
  • sestina
  • terza
  • verse
yamith130280 yamith130280 Sep 23, 2013
Solo está en inglés que mal por ese lado no creen además no se deja  arreglar
LawrenceB LawrenceB Aug 18, 2013
Reminded me of my bout of chicken-pox and especially the feeling of being isolated.
                              I am saving you other poems for later :-).
EndTimePoet EndTimePoet Aug 18, 2013
Thankyou for the confidence and determination Sharing you stories and leaving your mark on our minds. God Bless;)
shezzybear shezzybear Jul 17, 2013
Amazing, this first poem takes me back to when I had the chicken pox as a child, being kept in the dark for days on end. Wonderful piece of writing!!!!
valeriemw valeriemw Jun 11, 2013
@FrancisBatulan @RainSapphire @coolaidegirl @sasaph @madgie1987 @SheniqueBrown2 @JJAZZBennett @CoolHipsterGirl @magnumlea Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. Your feedback means so much to me!