Author Archives: stevieslaw

An Early Christmas Gift

An Early Christmas Gift. Steve Bannon, aka Wormtongue, was indicted and arrested today for his role in a fraud within a fraud—raising money for Trump’s wall. I do so hope we will be able to watch him being led away … Continue reading

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The Birds…The Birds

The Birds…The Birds. More good news this morning. The headline in the NYTimes is: Interior Dept. Finalizes Plan to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil and Gas Companies We are about to hear a lot about how this will give us … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

Trump’s War on Christmas. As a Public Service announcement today, The Post Office strongly urged you to mail all Christmas cards and gifts before July 31st , if you hope that they will be delivered on or before Christmas. They … Continue reading

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IGotMine

Trickle Down Republican lawmakers have devised a plan to rush Covid-19 vaccine to the 1%, providing immunity to those who matter. Republican Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul, said “herd immunity will then trickle down to the masses.” Ted Cruz, who … Continue reading

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What did Trump say about it?

1 + 1 =3. My good friend Bernie didn’t have a wagering bone in his body, which was a good thing for him. He slowly built a reputation for “backing the wrong horse” 98.3% of the time. We could count … Continue reading

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New poem on Pure Slush

In the anthology: The Tyranny of Bacon. This poem was written with my local deli in mind—up on Hegeman and Amboy, I believe. It was the first place I had lunch out with my friends in Elementary School. A Kosher … Continue reading

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The Collapse of the Base

The Collapse of the Base Republicans everywhere are running scared today. Our intrepid reporter, Smokey Diamond, reports that Trump has for the first time refused to supersize his lunch. Club members at his New Jersey golf resort say his short … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame

My poem, Hall of Fame, is up on Silver Birch Press today as part of their Landmark Series. Here is the poem: Hall of Fame We were not a wayfaring family. My dad drove a taxi nights while mom worked … Continue reading

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RavensPerch Second Poem

Aeolian When I was a young man I’d take to the shore— counting on the salt-slap of wind off the North Atlantic and the emptiness of that unearthly horizon to rouse me from a melancholy that held me bone deep. … Continue reading

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Sonder

I’ve two poems published today by the RavenPerch. Here is the first Sonder Dad would never let on how he got his nickname. Even mom, who used Sonny for all but scolds, wasn’t telling and you’d have more luck convincing … Continue reading

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