Prose

Vegilantes

Vegilantes

I heard it at the garden gate
Carrots, turnips, all irate
Lettuce, sprouts and green beans too
Angry vegetables in a stew

Hold A Hand, Not A Mouse

Hold A Hand, Not A Mouse

Christian Mingle, Jewish Singles
Hindu Harmony, Muslim Match
Finding someone with your beliefs
Seems okay, but there’s just one catch

Far East Gone Too Far

Far East Gone Too Far

Now they’re hacking our computers
Beijing sanctioning these looters
It’s time consumers turn the tables
Boycott goods with Chinese labels!

Poem: Love Is In The Air

Poem: Love Is In The Air

If Cupid flies through certain zones
He’d best watch out for killer drones
The message they send isn’t love
But rather death from high above

Poem: American Idle

Poem: American Idle

Way back in 1929
It wasn’t odd to see a line
Of men in hats with brims down low
Collars up so folks won’t know

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Teenage Testosterone And The Blizzard of ’78

We all have those, “Where were you?” moments in our lives. Now, on the 35th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1978 those of us who lived through it get to reminisce and have a laugh, a cry or just relive a moment from a simpler time when we all pulled together at a very difficult [...]

Poem: Aiming Higher

Poem: Aiming Higher

We shoot our rifles in the air
The bullets land we know not where
We load them up and aim again
A firing squad of seven men

Poem: Adam Lanza and Mental Illness

Poem: Adam Lanza and Mental Illness

When shooting children is the plan
We think of Al-Kida or Taliban
Men of terror who need to kill
Because they feel it is God’s will

Peace Through Progressive Poetry on Chomsky

Peace Through Progressive Poetry on Chomsky

here is greatness
born of the simple ability to discern truth
with courage to speak unvarnished
simple yet rarely ever easy
egoless measured surety
and look at me agonize over the polish of these words
under the diction beyond all rhythm