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NaPoWriMo Poem for April 19

the last paperboy

printing presses still make newspapers
but they are smaller and thinner-pulped
and the edges of the pages curl up
they seem unnatural… 267 more words

NaPoWriMo Poem for April 18

avalanche of life

there’s a traffic jam on the corpuscular freeway
platelets block the venous road
and the bacterial taggers are snagged by the whiteys… 72 more words

the funniest man on earth--SHOWCASED

I’m delighted to report the existence of SAID BEAUTY TO THE BLUES, which contains over a hundred poems by the unbelievably droll and incisive bill campana… 216 more words


My dad was a Gamblin’ Man, and it negatively impacted both his marriages. He also had an appreciation for the unadorned female form–impact unknown, to me at least. 144 more words

NaNoWriMo Poem for April 17

rhymes with itchin

there once was a seaman named charlie
who traded his blues for a harley
and rides to the beach
and the surf where he’d reach… 7 more words

Clay, the Four Word Film Reviewer

A couple of years ago I was heavily into concocting and submitting four-word film reviews to the website of the same name. I made some online friends and had a blast, but something equivalent to a shift of the Earth’s axis happened when I got divorced, and I lost touch. 37 more words

NaPoWriMo Poem Trio for April 16

Here are three poems I wrote this weekend to answer a challenge by my friend Joseph A. in our Facebook group Poets All Call. Joe’s challenge was threefold (four, if you count “Have fun!”): 257 more words