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Poem: Memorial Service

My poem, Memorial Service, was just published by Nixes Mate Review. Here is the poem: Memorial Service I hardly knew the dear departed and what was there to know anyway? That the man who passed unnaturally soon was much more … Continue reading

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Burningword Literary Journal

My tercet just published by Burningword. Lots of fun to write. No Strings Attached In Darwin, Minnesota the biggest ball of twine is unencumbered by human frailty. No discontented lovers struggling with rope burn anxious to be free. No lasso- … Continue reading

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Two more poems on the Write Launch

Two more poems on the Write Launch: Second Nature You would have loved to have me in your class. I was born with the soul of a mule—plodding through with heavenly persistence. I’d march around my room, high above a … Continue reading

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Three poems on The Write Launch

Here is the first of the poems: Checking in: There you are Dad on our cobbled deck splayed out in my favorite chair, our nearly feral cat content to be on your lap. You hold up the perfect tomato so … Continue reading

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Two more poems from Softblow

At the Bay We were sitting at Liman’s in Sheepshead Bay— right on the water— which was lapping over some fashionably placed rocks with the regularity of a metronome. He was gabbing— he had the gift— timing the movement of … Continue reading

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New Poems

Pleased to have three poems on Softblow Poetry Journal today. Here is the first poem and the link. A death in the family  We hustle it all to the dumpster couches and chairs lamps, rugs and bedding, the knickknacks … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal   Two or three of my passwords changed themselves last night as I slept. Apparently, they’re  programmed to do that every December 5th on non-leap years as a security measure. So-called experts may disagree with that conclusion, … Continue reading

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