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New Brooklyn Poem

My poem Bouncers was just published by Muddy River Poetry Review.  Here is the poem: Bouncers   Did you know that New York surrenders the energy of its frenetic days slowly. You can hear it, like the faint sigh of … Continue reading

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Word Poem

My word poem was just published by Eclectica. She if you can guess the words. Mood indigo— “You ain’t never been blue” Nina crooned as we cruised the icy ridge above the town in my dad’s fine, finned Dodge. Nina … Continue reading

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Call for submissions

Poets should have some association with Central Pennsylvania—live here, went to school here, have a cousin here etc. Dear Poets:   It’s time to submit to Centered for the winter issue.  The new editor, Sarah Rafacz, would simply like to … Continue reading

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New Poem: Spendthrift

My poem, Spendthrift, was just published by Flashes of Brilliance. Here is the link: https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flashesofbrilliance.org%2Fspendthrift-by-steven-deutsch%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0Lw9ziYOSs78aICWZU_bpbzn-BIadGw_pQeOPKO12iE6PnziqHdAbNgD0%23.XaY-K2BKi71&data=02%7C01%7Csxd2%40psu.edu%7C6794bacf612944f0fcf508d751b9a5cb%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C0%7C637067730098298256&sdata=Pt%2BgHdUN3eME7XwXbQfAqXcWztfcS6E40ivf2FasgYw%3D&reserved=0   and the poem Spendthrift After Max died, Aunt Sarah spent her spare time at the Seminole Casino near Coconut Creek. They’d had no children … Continue reading

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New Poem: Song

My poem Song is in the current issue of Third Wednesday.  Here is the poem: Song “He has no one to blame but himself,” she murmured, in the rhythmic cadence of grief— a patter as old as life on earth. … Continue reading

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New Poem Boketto

My poem Boketto was just published by The Remington Review. Here is the poem and a link: Boketto Before he left, Marty said, “I feel like I’ve been walking on ice.” That last year, he had picked up a tremor … Continue reading

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New Poem: Estranged

My poem, Estranged, was published by Flashes of Brilliance today. Here is the poem: I happened by the old house today. It was early evening and the well-worn sun was just beginning to retire behind the tree line— it had … Continue reading

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