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Fit To Print

My fifteen minutes came and went This weekend when the Fit to Print Credential — maybe misapplied — Was placed upon a verse that I’d Submitted to a contest at The Old Gray Lady. Think of that: A published poet … Continue reading

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It’s Come To Shove

Silence is golden Unless it empowers hate Then it’s cowardice

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#Charlottesville

Egregious display: “Bigotry…on many sides.” There is just one side.

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“She Did It First!”

Context matters, don’t forget. It’s clear Trump hasn’t learned that yet. Clinton fired Bush’s crew And Reagan sloughed off Carter’s, too. W. let Clinton’s go… What Trump did’s something different, though. In language that conveyed disgust He claimed Ms. Yates … Continue reading

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If Past Is Prologue

Hire the incompetent And fire those with honor If all weeks go as last week went This government’s a goner

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No Matter How Small

I’m sorry for the tone, of late. It’s tiring, decrying hate, And likely tiresome as well But ever since the hammer fell And Trump ascended to the throne I’ve told myself my voice alone Won’t make a difference, but that … Continue reading

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Tension On Deck

They swarm aboard the ship of state Which founders ‘neath their squeaking weight. Considering by whom it’s helmed, Who’s shocked the ship is overwhelmed With rats atop each mast and spar? This sinking ship won’t wallow far. We’ll watch the … Continue reading

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