Like Child’s Play for a President: New Poem up on Light’s Poem of the Week

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Please visit Light Magazine’s Poem of the Week to see my latest poem regarding the President’s current assault on our water supply. Click here: Light Magazine Poems of the Week to read: Like Child’s Play for a President Thank you … Continue reading

Brothers: Friday Fictioneers

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Brothers, siblings, rivals. Always teasing, testing the limits, manipulating. Like some adults we know? Even countries? Presidents, too? OK. So how will this one end?

For Continuous Relief on the Oxycontin Line: The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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Inspired by the recent article in the New Yorker Magazine, the on-going heartbreak of addiction and lack of action by our elected officials to stop the onslaught….

Does Love Trump All? Or, Does Trump Love All? Or, Do All Love Trump? Tweet Tweet.

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Well, my first poem is now posted in, get this, The Rat’s Ass Review. Heck, you got to start someplace. The piece is on a page entitled, “Such an Ugly Time”, reflecting thoughts about the first 100 days of Trump’s … Continue reading

The Sting Club: The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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Thou shalt not steal. Avarice, covetousness, deception and disloyalty won’t get you where you want to go… especially if you’re a government official – or CEO. Each week The Sunday Whirl invites writers to write a poem or short prose … Continue reading

Some Things I Didn’t Write to Ponder, huh?

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For those of you who are working and plan to have children, those of you who lost their jobs because you were having children, and those who wished they had some help when they had to choose between jobs and … Continue reading

Bill Nelson Voted for the CRomnibus Bill: MoveOn.Org Petition

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Bill Nelson Voted for the CRomnibus Bill Petition by Randy Mazie To be delivered to The Honorable Bill Nelson, Senator Tell Bill: “I am very disappointed in your vote for CRomnibus. It has hideous riders that hurt and assault your … Continue reading

Elizabeth Warren Rips Citigroup: recalls Teddy Roosevelt

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If you’ve not heard Elizabeth Warren speak before, take a moment now. If you have, you’ll appreciate her insightful analysis of what’s going on with the banking industry’s influence over government and its effects on all of us…

Sam and Martha Debate Environmental Issues at Home: Friday Fictioneers Served Up Luke Warm on Monday (Better Late Than Liver)

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Home is where the heat is…

CHEERS 2!!! Drinks and Justice Shall Be Served – Friday’s Friday Fictioneer

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Continuing in the spirit of Cheers and you wanna be where everybody knows your name…. I guarantee that after this story, not only will everybody know their names but it will be all over the papers and the net!

  Another slice of pie, said I           (A Serving Song)               The Sunday Whirl on Wednesday

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I couldn’t resist a second helping of this week’s Sunday Whirl. So this is my version: the Wednesday Whirl. Please indulge me in a moment of silent regurgitation

The Measure of Success

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There were once great structures in place, set in motion by a government that cared for its people and wanted to help them, and, we believe, set these things into law, in order to protect the average citizen from those … Continue reading

Bittersweet Little Nothings: With Thanks to Marie Marshall

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Ever think you’re just howling at the moon? Imagine yourself raising your fists to the heavens? Hear desperate sounds echoing in the night and then sadly recognize them as your own words?

A Million Dollars in Federal Funding? – Friday Fictioneers

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Why not? All the Republicans are doing it. It’s called corporate welfare… Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about. This week it’s: HUMOR A Million Dollars in Federal Funding? Yup. Energy bill. … Continue reading

Anti-Austerity Rage: A Multinational Limerick Poem

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The Spanish, the British, the Italians, the Israelis: All of them cry, “We’re being pinched.” Throw open up the windows, everyone, and yell, “We’re not going to take it anymore.”                 pic from … Continue reading

Voting is Really About My Father

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                                The first time I voted was 1968. I had just started college, the Vietnam War loomed large, flower power was blossoming, and the world … Continue reading

Dorothy Parker Quotes

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Dorothy Parker From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles. … … Continue reading

Jobs for the Unemployable – No, Make that Unemployable Jobs

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Looking for a job? I’ve been scouring job postings and have listed here a few of the most interesting ones. Let me know if any of them seem like something you may be qualified for or would like to apply … Continue reading

Presidential Potions: Five Sentence Fiction

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Lillie Mcferrin posts a “five sentence fiction” prompt. This week it is: Potions Below is the picture she has posted on her site:                     Presidential Potions Neither side spoke anymore. He … Continue reading

It was the worst of times: Life’s Slices

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Life Slices explores living moments. Exposing the best and the worst in everyday experiences, Life Slices shows how life affects each of us in significant ways. Inspired by Boy With a Hat’s “50 Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom … Continue reading

The New Victims: A Sonnet for the Wealthy

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They cry that they are the new victims. Taxes will strip away their ability to create jobs. Taxes hurt the economy. Yet they spend millions on an attack ads, lobbyists, on campaign funds and junkets, on a multitude of tax … Continue reading