Politics

Remembering the Day

Howard Stern was on the radio then, obscenity
for everyone – or was it just reality
in language we could understand? Until a plane

broke through the punchline
to a … Read more

Shocking News Latest Revelations

We can’t of course see what’s
going on in the courtroom but
our sources inside the room are
relaying everything they see.

The most-indicted ex-president
in American history has been… Read more

Baby Bump

Fairy Tale

They want to help name you
Applaud gestation not know you
Two parts now three of you
Ill-equipped with lullabies for you
twinkle-twinkle and all that
A tiny … Read more

#ask_me_anything

no limb
this animal
whisker not

burdened by
one mammoth

sensible
ornament
gains

independence
without

inconvenient
bayonet

morph into
Pegasus

be picturesque

surprise
will be

the flavor
not the
fact… Read more

Goliath

(comes to ‘town hall’ New Hampshire)

Photo by Jeremy Nathan Marks

Tonight, we were struck
in the head and left for dead
the referee didn’t bother
to count because the … Read more

Collapse

Image by Lena Petrovic

Hercules is nervous. He dreams big,
but saves very little.
He is religious, believes in hard work.

In his money temple, marble crumbled,
clients overdosed on … Read more

The Presidency

José Mujica ascended to the presidency
and kept his three-bedroom bungalow
a stone’s throw from Rio De La Plata
in Montevideo gave nearly his entire
presidential salary to charity spent … Read more

It’s My Birthday!

“It’s my birthday!”
I sing out to everyone.
From the lady decorating my cake,
To the man who’s slicing the meat.
“It’s a very special day,” they all echo back.… Read more

Spy Balloon

 

So, it has come to this:
the sky is filled with treacherous
balloons from the Far East
and I thought the Hindenburg age
had passed

Did you know
that … Read more

NIGHTMARE

 after “We Lived Happily During the War” by Ilya Kaminsky

We sent pop guns, but not
the right kind.

We sent firehoses, but too late
to help.

In our shiny … Read more