Desireé Dallagiacomo

texasgrandslam2014:

"When I have a story that the world begs me to be ashamed of, I know that I should tell it. When a poem is difficult, I know that it deserves the stage/page more than any other poem I could write."

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Amaris Diaz interviewed me for Texas Grand Slam and here it is! Yay!

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Hey, Tumblrers.

SO, I’ll be representing Baton Rouge at The Individual World Poetry Slam, and I am so so honored to be doing that. It is a great AND EXPENSIVE honor. Due to the “expensive” part of this honor, I’m packaging limited edition poem gift bags and selling them to YOU!

HERE’S…

14 poem packages left!

11 left! Holy smokes!

9 left (sorry for the flood of posts, BUT IM SO EXCITED) !!

7 left! So close to my goal!

6 left! ALSO, this is the only publication of ‘Thighs’ anywhere, ever. 6 more orders, and then my goal is met! Y’all are the best!

3 left! Fingers crossed they’re gone by the end of the night!

Can we please stop referring to my/women’s butts/breasts/hips as “junk”? That’s actually some very valuable property, thank you very much.

I would love to support your trip to iwps but I am on a fixed income and I can not afford that beautiful 40 dollar package. Can I maybe purchase a chapbook?

Yes! Absolutely!

On the drop down menu on my tumblr homepage, you can find 3 options, Dimly Lit ($12 chapbook), The Year of the Institution ($15 chapbook), or the big Poem Package ($40)

Any of those purchases help!

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

Hey, Tumblrers.

SO, I’ll be representing Baton Rouge at The Individual World Poetry Slam, and I am so so honored to be doing that. It is a great AND EXPENSIVE honor. Due to the “expensive” part of this honor, I’m packaging limited edition poem gift bags and selling them to YOU!

HERE’S…

14 poem packages left!

11 left! Holy smokes!

9 left (sorry for the flood of posts, BUT IM SO EXCITED) !!

7 left! So close to my goal!

6 left! ALSO, this is the only publication of ‘Thighs’ anywhere, ever. 6 more orders, and then my goal is met! Y’all are the best!

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

poemsbydes:

Hey, Tumblrers.

SO, I’ll be representing Baton Rouge at The Individual World Poetry Slam, and I am so so honored to be doing that. It is a great AND EXPENSIVE honor. Due to the “expensive” part of this honor, I’m packaging limited edition poem gift bags and selling them to YOU!

HERE’S…

14 poem packages left!

11 left! Holy smokes!

9 left (sorry for the flood of posts, BUT IM SO EXCITED) !!

poemsbydes:

Hey, Tumblrers.

SO, I’ll be representing Baton Rouge at The Individual World Poetry Slam, and I am so so honored to be doing that. It is a great AND EXPENSIVE honor. Due to the “expensive” part of this honor, I’m packaging limited edition poem gift bags and selling them to YOU!

HERE’S…

14 poem packages left!

Limited Edition (20 copies) print of Thighs by Desireé Dallagiacomo (me!)- and you get to help me compete at IWPS!

Hey, Tumblrers.

SO, I’ll be representing Baton Rouge at The Individual World Poetry Slam, and I am so so honored to be doing that. It is a great AND EXPENSIVE honor. Due to the “expensive” part of this honor, I’m packaging limited edition poem gift bags and selling them to YOU!

HERE’S WHAT IN THE PACKAGE
The Year of the Institution, limited run (Chapbook)
Dimly Lit (Chapbook)
THIGHS Broadside, signed (1 of 20) (Broadside)
5 Postcards with poem excerpts (mini broadsides)
special secret gift from Des

THE COST OF THE PACKAGE: $40
NUMBER of PACKAGES AVAILABLE: 20

So, this package is available until it sells out. That’s a total of 9 poem-y things from Des included in the package. You can purchase it via Paypal (located on my Tumblr homepage) All proceeds will help me get to IWPS in October <3.

Questions? Send me an email.

Finding this tumblr made me cry. I search for your poetry daily. 1/2 because you look like me in a different color. 1/2 because you sound like me in your writing. I am so grateful you exist. Thank you. Please write more.
Anonymous

Maybe one day we’ll meet and think we’ve run into a hue-changing mirror, or maybe we’ll meet and read poems to each other and forget who wrote what.

Hi my name is Desiree :) and I wanted to tell you that your so inspirational and I've watched you say your poetry online and it was so raw and powerful. It's taught me that I'm Not alone in this emotional roller coaster called life and that it is possible to love all of who I am

And all of you deserves to be loved, absolutely.

I have watched about every video of yours on YouTube and that probably sounds creepy but it is very hard to ignore such amazing work. Especially when I can relate to almost every single one of them. I've written this about 10 times now not because I'm nervous but because I don't know how to put my feelings and reactions in words as well as you do. I tend to hide my pain in laughter and to see you has become a breath of fresh air, anyways my point is you are an astounding human being. Thank you☺️
Anonymous

Can I tell you that each one of those poems spent weeks/months/years being written? So the ten rewrites of this message is totally understandable, anon. Thank you for listening to my work, maybe one day I can hear some of yours <3.

Ahh, I wish... If you ever happen to find yourself in Wales, I would book like a shot! Be well, good luck x

uhhh. Anyone wanna buy me a flight to Wales because GIRL I would be there in a heartbeat.

Your poems play my goosebumps like piano keys. Your words inspire me daily because I listen to your poems in the morning to feel empowered. I am in recovery from an eating disorder, and “Thighs” validates my quest to love my body for how beautifully woman it is. I share your poems with all of the strong women in my life. My friends and I yell “my ____ say FEMINISM. BITCH.” to each other throughout the day. You are a beautiful human and I am glad we have you.
Anonymous

Anonymous,

I’m so grateful that you’re in the healing stages of your eating disorder. That is no easy feat. I am honored to have been able to walk with you in that process via the wonders of YouTube. 

Keep loving yourself in the best way you can and keep tellin’ the masses about feminism <3.

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Eclectic Truth! @desireedallagiacomo

It&#8217;s me!

goodghostbill:

Eclectic Truth! @desireedallagiacomo

It’s me!

Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.
Cheryl Strayed