Caravan, caravan, caravan of tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe free, wretched refuse surging inexorably toward the Rio Grande. Caravan of foreigners, others, alleged Middle Easterners and the like proceeding...Read More
~After Kay Rasmus Neilsen’s, “In Powder and Crinoline” Skin of profound umber hair like an obsidian cloud visited by sharp golden stars before it recasts itself in peacock and sky and tangerine and magenta lips frothy and...Read More
Yes, rush against the stars. The gauze that swirls around your body—moss and twilight and carnation stippled with onyx— lets in light so that your spear-like figure can be seen with its wild sinews of arms and legs and torso...Read More
Fourth joint replacement in last year, my wife and I play musical chairs. Gerard Sarnat, MD’s has won prizes, was nominated for Pushcarts/Best of Net Awards, authored four collections, is widely published including by Oberlin,...Read More
(for Debbie) Before the fires the woman across the street whose garden grew from rubble gave us a bouquet of sunflowers the color of flame A month later ash and smoke rained down waking us to the horrifying fall of colors...Read More
there is this thing called the american dream a dream of an america in which you work hard hard work and risk taking taking risks sacrificing sacrifice and not by chance chanced nothing in making their mark on the backs of...Read More
Just for fun, my nieces pull the wings off Lego airplanes. “Behave!” I say, reminding them of their mother’s last words before she passed a box of sparklers around and drove to the mall for a pedicure. I’m in charge, but...Read More
In each car's vestibules Rods with three handles Like egg-beater blades Rise from floor to ceiling To be quickly utilized; Entering a crowded Métro train, You hold on Or may stumble and fall. When a person with cheeks Rosy...Read More
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