Author Archives: stevieslaw

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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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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