My Poem “Cervantes’ Straw” is online at YourDailyPoem.com – September 14, 2020

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Once again, I’m pleased to announce that my poem Cervantes’ Straw is now online at YourDailyPoem.com .

My poem “I Make Silence of the Lambs Look Foolish” is online at NECRO magazine

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I recently attended a class at Young Harris College regarding the use of humor in poetry. The class was called “Levity and the Line.” Among several pieces that I wrote, the following involved the use of limericks in various forms … Continue reading

Trust Me: This’ll Work                The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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There are few embers of hope, being fanned by small amounts of greed, that can’t ultimately be buffeted into larger wafts of heated flames, readied to strike at fortune…

Sun. Clouds. Rains.: The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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A fun childlike poetic tribute to the failures of the leadership of our corporations, the failure of our leadership in the Justice Department, and ultimately our President and Congress. And, certainly, everyone’s failure to abide by ethical principles and a … Continue reading

Struggle Song (A Duet): The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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The struggle is eternal. Father and son. Brother against brother. Age enlisting youth. Idealism pulling at pessimism. Hope fighting off despair.

When The Kids Move Out: Limerick Off Monday

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Ever wonder what life will be like when the kids move out? Don’t be fooled by that illusion. When it is said that something’s too good to be true, well, you know the truth, it’s too good to be true…

I Don’t Believe I’m on the Eve of Dementia: The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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Few who are suffering from this disease can say this with any force of conviction, much less remember that it’s even evening, or that the last word was supposed to be “Destruction”. Malapropism is fun, but not when your brain, … Continue reading

Some Girls Want to Have Fun, Some Girls Only Want a Taste: Limerick Off Monday

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Limerick Post (Limerick-Off Monday) of MAD KANE’S HUMOR BLOG challenges readers/writers to write, obviously, LIMERICKS!

Entrees, Like Revenge, May Be Served Cold: Limerick Off Monday

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Limerick Post (Limerick-Off Monday) of MAD KANE’S HUMOR BLOG challenges readers/writers to write, obviously, LIMERICKS! This week’s suggested first line that I chose was: When the entrée arrived, it was cold…   Entrees, Like Revenge, May Be Served Cold When … Continue reading

Post Toasties: Limerick Off Monday

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Limerick Post (Limerick-Off Monday) of MAD KANE’S HUMOR BLOG challenges readers/writers to write, obviously, LIMERICKS! This week’s suggested first line that I chose was: A fellow who wrote for the Post I. A fellow who wrote for the Post knew … Continue reading

The Player: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”

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The Sunday Whirl invites writers to write a poem or short prose using some or all of the “wordle’s” 12 word. This week it is:                         The Player   … Continue reading

Transanimalism: Friday Freeformeers

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Look it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s superman! No, it’s all three – It’s a birplaman! Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about. This week it’s: humor   My dear friend … Continue reading

Smoke On. Smoke Off. (Cough. Cough.).

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If you smoke, try to quit. If you don’t, don’t try it. Once it controls you, you’ll never control it. Mad Kane’s Humor Blog recently had a reference to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31st) and a limerick call. … Continue reading

FTM: A Transgender Sonnet… The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”

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A difficult subject; a plethora of emotions and thoughts and opinions. Gender and sexuality and love and what is right and what is true is very messy… and requires time, patience, understanding, and a hope and faith in doing the … Continue reading