Adult

Watching

I keep watching YouTube videos
of the Russian war on Ukraine
of drones bombing soldiers
in their trenches, trucks, and tanks,
taking you to the moment of impact,
to the … Read more

Man Of The Moment

It’s truly the time of our lives,
the age of the besuited bureaucrat
the middle-class white male
middling this and middling that
geographically limited,
culturally limited,
intellectually bereft
darling of … Read more

Eratication

Rat crime is rampant in New York City,
and a crackdown has come that isn’t pretty.
Trash can no longer go out before eight,
but for many small businesses, that … Read more

Empty Folders

No prior Prez has smuggled docs,
concealed in boxes among his junk,
containing so much secret stuff,
and now they’re seized, he’s in a funk.

He claims the docs belong … Read more

Topical

what can we do with shooting
procrastinate the delivery
not think about the source
deliver unto being
just Easter and the Passover
un being

recently a friend of mine had … Read more

Full Circle

Just my sister and me
riding in the backseat of a ’58 Dodge sedan
heading home to NJ after six weeks
of the summer sun in our grandparents’
Miami Beach … Read more

Baker’s Farm

chem cloud rising
black and boiling
over near Baker’s farm today
early thunder shook the ground
where the cows were eating hay
hurry now
grab the children
we must be … Read more

“Immigrant’s Mnemonic”

I arrived an alien now.
In a different culture,
will I lack nurture or admittance? I don’t share
religion, rites, in spite of rights with you.

My language languishing as … Read more

Always

There’s always someone
that wants to shred the smiles
from our faces as easily
as you can rip this paper.

There’s always someone
that will vote for an all-Republican ticket,… Read more