Category Archives: poetry

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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Message in a Bottle

I had a new poem published today on MacQueen’s Quinterly. And here it is. Message in a Bottle I was hoping you might read this. Come upon it unexpectedly in that journal with the intriguing name you often fan through … Continue reading

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Poem from an alternate universe

My Poem, Endgame,was published yesterday by 8 poems. Here is the poem: Endgame That last year Dad lost his taste for food and drink, even for the Cuban cigar he once carried everywhere like an extra digit. He took to … Continue reading

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Silver Birch Press—Front Door Series

I have a poem on Silver Birch today. They are doing a “front door” series. I believe submissions are open until the end of April. Peanut Butter “She recognizes you,” Trish said. My twin sister was always the optimist. The … Continue reading

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At Ten/ Heartland

I’ve two poems published by Hamilton Stone Review today. Here they are: At 10 When it’s very clear and very cold my mind makes room for recollection. Images hidden for fifty years crisp as that first step on snow flash-sealed … Continue reading

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