Monthly Archives: December 2016

Reminding Me, A Poem

Invective!/How easy it was/for someone I knew/to call me a “Democrat baby-killer.” How easy it has been/for someone closer than I’d like to think/to brandish these crude words/in her satisfaction/that “anchor babies” might now be kicked out. The baby-killers among … Continue reading

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Based on Today’s Washington Post Article

A liver transplant what her husband needs but impossible without insurance   Yet they voted for a man who promised to repeal the possibility   Why, they questioned her, did you enable him into office to end your coverage?   … Continue reading

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Where Are We Now?

It’s impossible to get one’s head around the continuing series of outrages and embarrassments. The President-elect declaring that the won a “landslide,” when of course that’s a lie and everyone knows he just squeaked by. The President-elect telling China that … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

Eerily in Egypt, a stray insect unsteadily parades on a fragment of long-forgotten verse.   Smoldering with gamma, ocean desert no one can remember, cold emptiness in vapid vacancy.   Calcium to ashes, scorched arteries ignorant extremis, unsuspecting, flying their … Continue reading

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