Monthly Archives: March 2020

Free Time

Now that I am not busy every day with Errands and shopping and working out at the gym Or driving miles and miles to important destinations Now that I am an isolate confined to walking close to home Picking up … Continue reading

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Chasing a Bargain

When I hear That something is the best deal ever So I must Snap it up before it’s gone for good When I hear that Some item is selling Below cost and that They are giving it away Practically. I … Continue reading

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Weather or Not

After tantalizing me with A robin It snowed eight inches last night, creating A winter wonderland Which I might have admired three months ago, even Buckled on my cross-country skis and Flung myself across the meadow working up heat. But … Continue reading

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Coming Up in the World

Until I was ten years old we lived in a stiff dark apartment Furnished with horsehair-stuffed mohair-covered settees It was in the Bronx, on a mean street Next to the El on Webster Avenue. The train roared and clattered past … Continue reading

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A Visit to an Invalid

I remember Visiting my mother’s friend Marion Who lived in a small apartment in the Bronx With her husband Hyman He worked in the post office. They had a little girl, Helen. Helen had to stay in bed all day … Continue reading

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My Poetry

You may have noticed That my poetry is all about Me I am ashamed to say that every poem I write Concerns my past or my Present or discusses my Deep thoughts about some esoteric subject. Well, sometimes I do … Continue reading

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Fantasy

I am the masked villain Skulking around corners Sneaking into dark alleyways With malice in my heart Kicking innocent pigeons out of my path As I thread my way across Courtyards Their fluttery cries like dissonant music To my ears. … Continue reading

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