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Ada Limón @adalimon California & Kentucky

Writer & Observer

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Joined Twitter 5/7/09


.@PorterHouseLit seeks submissions for its second annual Editor's Prize contest through December 1st. This year's j… https://t.co/aEsp92xcx5
Retweeted by Ada LimónI’m now positive that people who claim to have seen aliens have actually just seen baby owls. https://t.co/CAr65NG9qR
Retweeted by Ada LimónMe: driving to work, can't remember what I needed to do for class today. Pretty sure it was important. Also me: Di… https://t.co/qBRTefxtyI
Retweeted by Ada Limón @Powell_DA From the brief glance I gave as I sped passed, I would think no, no they don’t have an indoor lagoon.“Castaways” has to be the saddest name for a strip club ever.#NationalBookAwards https://t.co/k5c9TQ6Qnl
Retweeted by Ada LimónS/O to the writers of color subverting forms inventing forms making a mess out of the real life mess people call na… https://t.co/7eaiOGYtgE
Retweeted by Ada LimónWe are okay now because we are talking about craft beer and small towns and the river. @rachelsteenblik “Funny thing about grief, its hold is so bright and determined like a flame, like something almost… https://t.co/oFutMu5T3Q
Retweeted by Ada LimónI just made my car service driver so sad by opening my own door that I’m not sure how we will ever repair our relationship. @Joe_Scapellato @StadlerCenter Thank you for coming, Joe! It was nice to see you!My internal reaction when someone makes a racist comment on a panel I'm on: https://t.co/12nmFMTyb2
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11/14
2019
“Not only have doctors, scientists and researchers mostly been men, but most of the cells, animals and humans studi… https://t.co/blkr94siqS
Retweeted by Ada LimónFour plucky friends pass through a mysterious dog-portal. On the other side, adventures await... https://t.co/KDPhUUZ37Y
Retweeted by Ada LimónHate crimes in the U.S. have reached a 16-year high – including a 41% increase in violence against Latinos since 20… https://t.co/xsIrX6Wr7F
Retweeted by Ada LimónHappy birthday, Wanda Coleman! A book!!! https://t.co/dazV0Xk3nn
Retweeted by Ada Limón @JasonReynolds83 @KokilaBooks @lithub @nationalbook @bloomsburykids @simonschuster @mirajacob @CopperCanyonPrshttps://t.co/HF8439PzpE
Retweeted by Ada LimónTHE 2018 VIDA COUNT IS HERE! @Tin_House , @GrantaMag , & @poetrymagazine continue to lead the Main Count.… https://t.co/7kjVsD410v
Retweeted by Ada Limón @emlythestranger This is so generous of you. Thank you for your honesty and vulnerability here in this online space… https://t.co/ynRAt6aMhVthat’s how this machine works. ada limón from bright dead things https://t.co/HApyMFQyj5
Retweeted by Ada LimónI just did yoga in my room while listening to Stevie Nicks while everyone at this B&B laughs and eats breakfast tog… https://t.co/agk8Qkbvm7Thank you @StadlerCenter for a great crowd tonight despite the freezing temperatures. And thanks to those that drove from DC and Penn State!Laura Jensen https://t.co/LHlxFWg2xt
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11/13
2019
@Danez_Smif I’m in the same situation!! What do we do?Tonight at Bucknell!! That is, as long as this little plane takes off and gets me there on time! https://t.co/uza9BuKjHPCongratulations! https://t.co/z8Ku7DhkqF @morganapple I wonder, too, if there is some guilt in bringing children into this broken world and so this desperat… https://t.co/wwRFEfrifNI want to be invited to everything and go to nothing.
Retweeted by Ada LimónIt’s true! https://t.co/KN0a1jA3Dd @jamiattenberg I had a dream that my shirt was on backwards and I was still working at Condé Nast. @CarterSickels Way too soon!Snowing!!
11/12
2019
Join us in Bucknell Hall at 7 PM tomorrow, 11/12, for a reading by NBCC Award Winner and National Book Award Finali… https://t.co/hZlAVnF32c
Retweeted by Ada LimónThere is still time to apply for this Assistant Professor in Poetry Position at University of Cincinnati! Good peop… https://t.co/sKWQhjhuy1Although #VeteransDay is a national holiday, often filled with parades and celebrations, it brings with it ambiguit… https://t.co/9GDqEqolWa
Retweeted by Ada Limón“Frenetic shallowness” is a great phrase. https://t.co/kwL2wbXA0b
Retweeted by Ada Limón"it is not catastrophic to be free" -Ada Limón @adalimon, from her poem Slough, beautifully printed broadside in t… https://t.co/ckbf6EgpYA
Retweeted by Ada LimónThis essay is nearly ten years old and the stats have changed now, but here's a little piece I wrote about being ra… https://t.co/hTunnvHFsZThis week’s #FlowerReport comes from the alpine garden at @TheBotanics, whose fragments I carried with me alongside… https://t.co/T6nZlz0QDQ
Retweeted by Ada Limón @Eloisa_Amezcua Nope.I had the pleasure of playing music with my old band mate on Saturday afternoon and I had forgotten how good making… https://t.co/fxl6JSh989
11/11
2019
The coolest thing about having a car now is anywhere I go I’ve got a nice place to cry!
Retweeted by Ada LimónNo one who has has ever written just one #guiltyascharged https://t.co/5DBJzNGGGM
Retweeted by Ada LimónIf you use both “and” and “&” in your poems, do you have a rationale for which when? Would you use both in the same poem or series?
Retweeted by Ada LimónI have watched this approximately 9,345,678 times so far today https://t.co/6ND1H1qAMF
Retweeted by Ada LimónCan an Artist Who Identifies as a Woman Ever Stop Being Reminded that She is a Woman?
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11/10
2019
@RachelMcKibbens I love you.
11/9
2019
@mhbertino @tracysoneill What article? @tracysoneill Oh god.My beloved student Ruby was killed by a drunk driver a few months ago. Here is an essay she wrote in class, inspire… https://t.co/9bBff0nrPi
Retweeted by Ada LimónIt started when unusual-looking coyotes took off with a resident's dog. Scientists later found out these animals ha… https://t.co/eeQ9lYY41h
Retweeted by Ada LimónWonderful news! https://t.co/95UtmoTcdZ
Retweeted by Ada Limón @LorneDaniel @StadlerCenter Thank you, Lorne! @pronounced_ing @jamiattenberg Yeah, my first thought was “ouch!” @TimothyBraun42 @stedwardsu It was great to meet you! Thanks for all the good conversation!Tuesday is 🌼 ADA LIMÓN DAY 🌼 at Bucknell!!!!! Come hear new and old work from major American poet (and all-around r… https://t.co/JVkK7SLJ0X
Retweeted by Ada LimónPorter House Review Editor’s Prize Poetry Judge, @adalimon just wrapped up two readings in Austin & will be at Buck… https://t.co/PODVyydJ7a
Retweeted by Ada LimónI have made a terrible choice... https://t.co/ffaJPogfsl
Retweeted by Ada Limón @lequincampe It’s really good!I’m running the @HarperCollins Instagram on behalf of @GuyInYourMFA right now https://t.co/psdSbgNkMM
Retweeted by Ada LimónHad a nice reading at St. Edwards last night and right in the middle of it, I had a moment where I got sad. I don’t… https://t.co/zTvWPX44hu @carmenmmachado Omg I love her. @Danez_Smif The worst. That was the hotel gym this morning. @MariposaBoy Feel better! @adamclaypoet I pronounce it “boring.”No big deal; just a guy playing fetch with a beluga whale... 😮 https://t.co/PdSNgVABIu
Retweeted by Ada Limón @chenchenwrites This is really beautiful and true. Thank you for this.“Yah Mo B There” just came on in the hotel coffee area as I head to the airport and I did a little dance while filling my cardboard cup.Two kinds of insects The ones who sing at night And the ones who don't --Kobayashi Issa
Retweeted by Ada Limónthis review of bic gelocity pens https://t.co/moMjnXITOf
Retweeted by Ada Limónthe greatest lie the devil ever told was that you would get up and finish that project in the morning
Retweeted by Ada LimónNew poem from #NikkyFinney imagining the lives of Blues artists Clara Smith and Josephine Baker. Featured in the fo… https://t.co/e2gEr7WSgy
Retweeted by Ada LimónIn Spanish, when someone has the same name as you, they're your "tocayo" or "tocaya." I've loved the word since c… https://t.co/4CLOiA3Ux1
Retweeted by Ada Limón @Miche_L_B 💯I MISS KENTUCKY. @adalimon: "Tell me what it is to be the thing rooted in shadow." https://t.co/ZiOLFoWVMt
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11/8
2019
Just had another great class visit at UT Austin. Loved the class and listening to their wonderful career choices an… https://t.co/GGWI10WiTL.@PorterHouseLit seeks submissions for its second annual Editor's Prize contest through December 1st. This year's j… https://t.co/Qm9G8NTedd
Retweeted by Ada Limón @Eroticapoetica 🥀🥀🌹I am thrilled & honored to have two poems published in New Ohio Review (NOR26) @NewOhioReview alongside many writer… https://t.co/O85xi9kEGO
Retweeted by Ada Limón @QuentonBaker Quenton!! Miss you!Just had a great class visit at St. Edwards University in Austin. Students were serious and smart and asked real qu… https://t.co/uQ1JniwykxLook, we're not unspectacular things. We've come this far, survived this much. What would happen if we decided to… https://t.co/sh9t44G6bK
Retweeted by Ada LimónNow if only it had been 12,105.45 scientists telling us, we might have believed them. https://t.co/5dgsO1WF8D
Retweeted by Ada LimónLove @QuentonBaker’s work! So happy to see his poems here! https://t.co/GgMdcYMkz4 @saroshnandwani Thank you for being there! @MariposaBoy Oh god. @KrisShocka @jamiattenberg Oh. No no no no no. Read what you want, have your lil’ book club, have all your opinions… https://t.co/cV2sdIvlA1Hotel eggs is a mood. @rugamarspr The end all be all. @TianaClarkPoet Always in your corner from the get. @TianaClarkPoet You’re so awesome Tiana!Keanu Reeves and I had to break up in my dream last night because we just made better friends.I need a grant so I can write a new grant proposal so I can apply for a grant so I can write some poems.
Retweeted by Ada LimónI promise you, your professors see this and remember. 🌟 https://t.co/sQKXJi64X7
Retweeted by Ada LimónThat reminds me https://t.co/ozfATkYMv6
Retweeted by Ada Limón @morganapple Is it? Because it’s all I do.Thank you, UT Austin for such a warm and generous crowd. I love being reminded that I’ve got friends in so many cit… https://t.co/5f5eQ29fhpThis may not be what people want to hear, but most of us know it's the truth. @JasonKyleHoward writes beautifully… https://t.co/eTpy0SQQgt
Retweeted by Ada LimónHobbies include crying on planes thinking about everything that’s ever happened to me
Retweeted by Ada Limón @wendy_taylor13 has two poems in this issue, a kickass publishing debut! @adalimon https://t.co/4oSdx0fXMZ
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11/7
2019

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