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Jill Badonsky

Bootlegging Wonder

Bootlegging Wonder   Hi,  “Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire,” ~Adrienne Rich  I vacillate between exhaustion, wonder, and popcorn. I need numbed zones restored to feeling.  Exhaustion comes from the length of this pandemic, the perpetual unrest, the prevailing sadness, the social media malevolence.    I don’t …

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The Massage

THE MASSAGE “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment, and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.” …

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The Idea Hotline

THE IDEAHOTLINE Patience isn’t my strength. That’s why I make random, “wild abandon” art that takes seconds to draw and minutes to paint. Over the years I stopped judging the results and realized I actually LOVE them. They’re me. But there are parts of the creative process I do have to wait for. My Radio Daydream podcast …

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