Category Archives: poetry

Winds of Change (Not Hope and Change)

I ask you to picture this: It’s 7:40 pm on a Friday night. I’m alone in my house. My pants are wet on the crotch and Barry Manilow is singing about a romantic weekend in New England – I’m on my third beer … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Gifts for the New Civilization (Post 2012 Mayhem)

I recently posted a question on Twitter that drew an ASTOUNDING number of responses. Zero actually, but that’s not the point. The question was: What 5 things representative of humanity and human progress would you want preserved to help return civilization … Continue reading

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Struggling with Grace

A friend recently told me he waited in line for gas for over 5 hours in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. This was in the middle of his 13 days without power. Before I could finish voicing my sympathy he … Continue reading

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I Should Have Given It to Her

This past April, I was flying back from a business trip in Atlanta when a loud, obnoxious 35-40 year  old woman was bombastically speaking to a stranger as they took their seat in the row in front of me. I didn’t like … Continue reading

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Ah, Summer: Wiffle Ball…and Lightning Bugs in a Death Spiral

  Lightning Bug Death Spiral What is more “summer” than lightning bugs and wiffle ball? This photo combines the two and throws in a touch of “wow”. My kids are avid baseball players and the idea for this concept came … Continue reading

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Bound for the Moon

Stew sits on a plane bound for the moon. Not really, that’s just a dream. But he is really on a plane. There are so many people going up and down the aisle – children, adults, more children. It is … Continue reading

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Ritual of Ruin (a poem)

Wrote this at Playa Silencio, March ’11: RITUAL OF RUIN while LEAVING THE LOST VALLEYS OF VIRTUE MINDSWEPT MAVENS ROOST when THEY HAVE ONLY REMOVED THEIR DIRT SHOE tracking their mud through the room leaving their tomb…through you EXQUISITE EDDIES OF … Continue reading

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New Jersey, Here I Come

Last day in Peru. Time to get back to the grind.  I’m not flying on the Google plane, by the way. Thought I’d leave you with two of my favorite entries from my latest work entitled, “I Write On Anything (Written … Continue reading

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Dissolved to Rust

Lucky 13th day in Peru. Here’s another entry from my latest work entitled, “I Write On Anything (Written on a Napkin)“. This is also available as an eBook. Page 173: Turned this into a good tune called Dissolved to Rust, … Continue reading

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