Favorites list: a somewhat epic & hopefully never-ending poem (mine).

FAVORITES LIST (an ever-accumulating poemlist)

Favorite color: periwinkle

 

Favorite book: “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck

 

Favorite thing I’ve ever written:

Things I Want To Do When I’m 13 

1. Get a boyfriend

2. Have a bat mitzvah”

(written at age ten) (one out of two ain’t bad)

 

Favorite overheard pick-up line: “Your eyes are the color of my Porsche.”

 

Favorite human: Misha

 

Favorite strip club name: Nudie Cuties

 

Favorite finger: pinky

 

Favorite cocktail: “The Hillcrest Gizz”

 

Favorite way someone has misheard my first name over the phone: Kayra

 

Favorite soda: ROOT BEER!

 

Favorite animal: baby animals

 

Favorite thing about being an adult: throwing legal house parties

 

Favorite part about 4th grade: being the tallest girl in my grade

 

Favorite Celine Dionne song: “Because You Loved Me”

 

Favorite term of endearment that I’ve been called: “my little delicatessen”

 

Favorite part about going to the dentist: free tiny toothpaste!

 

Favorite wax: beeswax

 

Favorite way to eat kale: with my friends!

 

Favorite metal: copper

 

Favorite organ: brain

 

Favorite flower: dahlia. no sweetpea. or paperwhites!

 

Favorite rapper: Cam’ron

 

Favorite punctuation mark: colon

 

Favorite geometric shape: cone

 

Favorite fake invention name: The Nipple Fondler 2000

 

Favorite club I’ve created this year: The Poets’ Trampoline Club

 

Favorite pun using way/whey: “Move bitch, get out the whey”

 

Favorite outdoor activity: singing

 

Favorite sister: Sarah Schoenberg Katz

 

Favorite college: Connecticut College

 

Favorite dog: N/A

 

Favorite name of a past dentist: B.J. Mistry (say it out loud) (this is not a joke)

 

Favorite food on the seder plate: charoset!

 

Favorite modern acronym: YOLO

 

Favorite mustard: honey

 

Favorite way to wear a headband: the west coast way

 

Favorite thing to do when lots of people are over at my house: make each of them wear one of my hats

 

Favorite item available at a haberdashery: cufflinks

 

Favorite point at which to eat a banana: when it has a smattering of freckles

 

Favorite laugh: Scott Ballum’s

 

Favorite food that I never used to eat because I loved pigs and was a vegetarian but now eat all the time because pigs taste good and I am a flexitarian farmer: BACON

 

Favorite Woody Allen movie: “Midnight in Paris”

 

Favorite heat source: body heat

 

Favorite adjective: “deluxe”

 

Favorite name of a stop on the Croton-Harmon train line: Spuyten Duyvil

 

Favorite gay Pisces New York School poet: Frank O’Hara

 

Favorite gay Scorpio New York School poet: James Schuyler

 

Favorite bagel: everything with scallion cream cheese, please

 

Favorite basil variety name: Spicy Bush

 

Favorite city: NYC

 

Favorite name of a motel off I-95: The Honeyspot

 

Favorite remedy for when my hair gets greasy: stay home

 

Favorite yoga position: bird of paradise

 

Favorite food that Misha is making right now as I write this: hummus

 

Favorite way to end a poem: with an image that will sear into your mind forever

 

Favorite part about NPR: when they play short music clips in between shows

 

Favorite thing that’s about to happen: baby chicks and ducklings are going to arrive at my doorstep

 

 

The end. For now. The favorites are always accumulating.

 

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