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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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Poem on Burningword Literary Journal

  Quotidian For fifty years, we lived at the bend in Spring Creek where the stream turns back on itself, in a shingled Cape Cod too small for the family and dreadfully cold.   The creek’s ceaseless song captained our … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Silver Away

Just up on Silver Birch as part of their wearing a mask series. Check the site for a picture of me in a black mask—photoshopped by Karen Deutsch The Lone Ranger by Steven Deutsch For his tenth birthday, my brother … Continue reading

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Second Poem—Urban Legend

Here is the second poem published yesterday by Anti-heroin Chic. Urban Legend Eddie told everyone Benny lived in a fourth-floor walk up on Watkins Avenue, in one of those crummy tenements that only had heat in the summer— but he … Continue reading

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New Poems

I had two poems published today by Anti-Heroin Chic. Here is the first: Captain Jack I almost passed him by– so folded into himself he looked more turtle than seven year old boy. I had wandered over cautiously– fascinated by … Continue reading

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New Poem in Pure Slush Anthology

Pleased to be part of the Pure Slush Beautifullest Anthology: Here is the poem: Isn’t She Lovely Cousin Sarah was plain as pine. Every time she walked by, my friend Davy would sing “There she is Miss America.” He was … Continue reading

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