Monthly Archives: October 2016

Insipient American Fascism

Well, America is rapidly rolling toward election day, now just a little over three weeks away. During the last week, the Trump campaign has been a virtual train wreck with one disaster after another.  His chances of winning have collapsed … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Windows

Moonlight never shined across her bed of dark pecan through the small minded windows of America. No view of stars or sunny day no ever changing blue or gray; A glass pane cordoning the outside from the in; Windows that moved … Continue reading

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The Asmara Con

The bridle path at Prospect Park  I learned to ride a horse in Brooklyn. As a teen in the ‘50s I would ride regularly in Prospect Park or Gerritsen Beach renting horses from local stables for a couple of hours.  … Continue reading

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11:11

She visits at 11:11 sometimes a.m. mostly p  A sudden haunting urges me to look at a clock which must be digital.   Dropping by for just a moment only at 11:11 the time, our private denouement I look around and know … Continue reading

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“Grab Them By The Pussy”

    Well it has come to this. The Republican Party, the party of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan has nominated for President of the United States a dissolute pig. I don’t know where to begin … Continue reading

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Tampa Lightning

Thunder and lightning sturm und drang rolling o’er the bay; low on the horizon comes an electric storm of hail breaking havoc, blowing transformers leaving us in sparks and darkness with only the sound of crickets and frogs, the silence … Continue reading

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Hurricane Mathew

“Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to hit South Florida in more than a decade, slogged its way across the Bahamas Thursday morning and began its steady and strengthening trek toward the state’s coastline. The Category 3 hurricane was driving 30 … Continue reading

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Weekend Delusions

Twitter, Instagram, texted and tweeted sedated, redacted, unfriended, deleted it’s an exciting world out there so don’t make important decisions while snortin’  coke. It’s all a delusion of course, living in a bubble you schizo-cynic of the Facebook age thinking you … Continue reading

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American Dreams

How hard to be poor and a stranger in the promised land where poverty humiliates those who pride themselves on being able to cope. “Don’t you “little girl” me! I’ve been carrying this family on my back for a whole … Continue reading

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Halloween and Yale

Well its October and Halloween is just around the corner!  This year, instead of worry about razor blades in apples or excessive sugar in the kid’s treats it appears that we are worried about costumes which might offend. At least … Continue reading

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