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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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Two new poems

I had two poems published by Rat’s Ass Review yesterday. Cool name, huh? Here are the poems: CHANCE Beneath the blareand buzz of station crowdI thought, just now,I caught that old pet nameyou used so long ago—to torment, to tease,and to endear. Anxiously,I … Continue reading

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Leavings by Sarah Russell (PRIME MOVERS Series)

Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
Leavings by Sarah Russell Leavings are untidy. Remembering what you want to say as the car pulls away, or the cell phone drops into your purse, restraint in an embrace, the casual see ya,…

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A reading of What the Breeze Brings

Here is a link to a video of me reading my poem, What the Breeze brings, featured on Panoply this week. It’s a gentle one. Enjoy. http://www.panoplyzine.com/

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A gentle poem just published on Panoply

What the Breeze Brings This is the perfect spot for daydreaming— just the proper combination of light and breeze and easy chair. I often take refuge here— with a book for a prop, wistful and open. Once, in Kyoto along … Continue reading

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What Trump left unsaid.

Early and Often President Trump would like to remind you to take lots of hydroxychloroquine tablets and a slug of bleach before venturing out to vote twice. Stay safe! And remember, you are likely to run across a few Democrats … Continue reading

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Free with Purchase

The vaccines are coming! The vaccines are coming! Smart money says we will have a vaccine before the election. Many of us would like to know how, where, and when we will get it. Today, The White House has instituted … Continue reading

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Are you?

Are you? At the tail end of the presidential campaign of 1980, Reagan posed the question “are you better off now than you were four years ago?” Carter honestly answered, “No.” And Reagan went on to a resounding victory. You … Continue reading

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