I too dislike it.
Since 2011, I've made poems to order on typewriters at my street booth. Now you can order one online -- not as cool, but still a great gift.
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Robert McKay is from Burlington, Vermont. His first book was Cities of rain (Honeybee Press, 2012, where he also guest edited Salon #5). Recent or forthcoming poems appear in jubilat, Green Mountains Review, Requited, baldhip, ditch, Existere, OccuPoetry & others. Robert is a member of Seattle’s precariat as well as its Teachers' & Transit Riders' Unions. He works as a classroom aide, tutor, copywriter, bartender and bike courier, and lives in a Capitol Hill studio with his partner, a labor organizer, & his cat, an agoraphobe.