Category Archives: poetry

New Poem: Spendthrift

My poem, Spendthrift, was just published by Flashes of Brilliance. Here is the link: https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flashesofbrilliance.org%2Fspendthrift-by-steven-deutsch%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0Lw9ziYOSs78aICWZU_bpbzn-BIadGw_pQeOPKO12iE6PnziqHdAbNgD0%23.XaY-K2BKi71&data=02%7C01%7Csxd2%40psu.edu%7C6794bacf612944f0fcf508d751b9a5cb%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C0%7C637067730098298256&sdata=Pt%2BgHdUN3eME7XwXbQfAqXcWztfcS6E40ivf2FasgYw%3D&reserved=0   and the poem Spendthrift After Max died, Aunt Sarah spent her spare time at the Seminole Casino near Coconut Creek. They’d had no children … Continue reading

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New Poem: Song

My poem Song is in the current issue of Third Wednesday.  Here is the poem: Song “He has no one to blame but himself,” she murmured, in the rhythmic cadence of grief— a patter as old as life on earth. … Continue reading

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New Poem Boketto

My poem Boketto was just published by The Remington Review. Here is the poem and a link: Boketto Before he left, Marty said, “I feel like I’ve been walking on ice.” That last year, he had picked up a tremor … Continue reading

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New Poem: Estranged

My poem, Estranged, was published by Flashes of Brilliance today. Here is the poem: I happened by the old house today. It was early evening and the well-worn sun was just beginning to retire behind the tree line— it had … Continue reading

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Reading in Philadelphia

Moonstone Poetry @ the Pub Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street Wednesday September 11, 2019 – 7pm          Elise Brand, Steve Deutsch & Jackie Shelley   Elise Brand is an English teacher, writer and poet, adviser of Journeys … Continue reading

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New Poem—Comfort

My poem, Comfort, was just published by Better Than Starbucks (yes. I know. What a great title—especially for me).  Here is the link: https://www.betterthanstarbucks.org/poetry-free-verse And the poem: Comfort There was never a formal treaty between Mom and Smokey. For years, … Continue reading

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Newer Poem

My poem Hygge (from the Danish) is up today at The Drabble. Hygge When the first greetings were done an easy silence settled over the firelit room— the afterglow of finding each of us still kicking after all these years. … Continue reading

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