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Cristin OKeefe Aptowicz

I told him that, to me,
he was like William Henry Harrison
on his thirty-first day in office:
he was dead to me.

He told me that me saying things
like that is why boys don’t date me.

About the author

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz's work has been published or is forthcoming in McSweeney's Internet Tendancies, Pank, Rattle, Barrelhouse, Monkeybicycle, and decomP, among others. Her latest book, "Words in Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam," was published last year by Soft Skull Press. A new collection of poetry, "Everything is Everything" will be published by Write Bloody Press in January 2010.