Author Archives: stevieslaw

Going Going Gone

My poem was just published by Louisiana Literature. It’s one of my favorite poems. Going, Going, Gone Here’s a picture of the four of usby the old synagogue on Bristol Street.It’s February,and our mothershave us dressed for the Arctic.Can you tell the coats … Continue reading

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My Poem, Resting Place, just published by The Orchards.

It is written in four line stanzas, though I can’t convince the blog it matters. Resting Place I often stop  at this tiny cemetery,  just off the state route that trails down from Hairy John. Pastels might do the landscape … Continue reading

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Cadge

This was just published in January issue of Burningword Literary Journal (97). Here is the poem. It was written in four line stanzas, but my blog ignores spacing and I don’t know how to change it. This was great fun … Continue reading

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Bitterness

My poem, Bitterness, is in the current issue of Nixes Mate Review. From? Who knows. I got a letterfrom youyesterday. Handwrittenin your slantedscript which leanedso far rightit seemed readyto makea break for it. I thoughtit strangeto get  a letter fromthe … Continue reading

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Me and You

My poem was just published by Third Wednesday. Mary Rohr-Dann has three in this issue. Here is the link, I think. Me and You Friends and family would often declare with solemn authority that my brother and I were polar … Continue reading

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Automat

My poem Automat is up today at the Ekphrastic Review. Here is the art and the poem. Automat I imagine she looked much like this— abandoned  at the Horn & Hardart near the public library.  The cloche is new— always … Continue reading

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Tilth

My poem Tilth has just been published in Issue 26 of the Evening Street Review. Really nice print journal (hint, you should submit there). Here it is: Tilth Once, as we sat in the Skeller, she joked  that she could  … Continue reading

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Solitaire

One more today in the Boston Literary Magazine. The editor, Robin Stratton, makes a decision within a week. I had one turned down there pre-p. Solitaire I knew right away, but it was 45 minutes before I stopped wrestling the … Continue reading

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Showtime

I’ve a new poem on MacQueen’s Quinterly. Here it is: Showtime My brother would light up a room— take the spotlit stage and turn wake to party. I marveled at our differences. I learned, early on, that all knowledge came … Continue reading

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