Breaking Form: a Poetry and Culture Podcast

A Little Bit Alexis

July 31, 2023 Aaron Smith and James Allen Hall Episode 101
Breaking Form: a Poetry and Culture Podcast
A Little Bit Alexis
Show Notes

The ladies get a little bit Alexis in this episode that mixes poetry quotes with Alexis Rose quotes from Schitt's Creek.

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Read James Wright's poem "A Note Left in Jimmy Leonard’s Shack."