Monthly Archives: June 2021

Partying with Aunts

on Passover, my father puts on a gray flannel suit, mama wears taffeta with a gentile pleated skirt & Doris Day hair — she says I don’t want to stay long — he is silent, Rachel is his sister – … Continue reading

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My Audition

Okay, watch this amazing act of duplicity and awe be sure to applaud at the right time stand up and clap and hoot and stomp keep your eyes on me, lovers of despair and disconnect, you native speakers. I am … Continue reading

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I Fight Off an Army of Rats

despicable déclassé jokers every one, fools with bony tails lined up tin cups outstretched to beg for alms looking for love isn’t that sweet I spit on you bastard buzzards snatch your pound of flesh somewhere elsewhere that other locust … Continue reading

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