Excerpt from

WHY I AM NOT A BUDDHIST



I love desire, the state of want and thought
of how to get; building a kingdom in a soul
requires desire. I love the things I've sought-


Molly Peacock's website

Molly Peacock at the Academy of American Poets

Interview with Molly Peacock by Laura Leichum at Bookslut

So what's my favorite sonnet form, I think I likeŽ abab cdcd, I like that kind of octet but then I like efg efg. It's open, the first efg is totally unrhymed, you can make the turn without worrying about the rhyme.

Molly Peacock reading

Molly Peacock