September 25, 2022

To the Age

by David M. Katz   There are so many things you do not like But cannot change yourself. You are a mule That will not leave its stall. Your bones ache. You’re when and what you are. You are no fool, But neither are you smart. You make demands, You dictate how we talk about […]

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You sit there in retirement, the shotCatching the slant of Miami’s morningLight across your face, your glasses lowDown upon your nose in such a wayThat I remember you. There are lush treesIn the background, orange maybe, some fruitTo fill the scene with tropical suggestion.Your hair’s cut short, looks black. It really seemsLike you, the only […]

Ubi Sunt

They are all gone into the world of light! –Henry Vaughan Where are they now, the clerks gone postal,The grumblers, the low-paid ones? Gone.But gone too are the boys of little meritFrom the Ivy League or Stanford, Gone, though favored long ago,More than all the rest. Curmudgeons, quiet ones,Office managers. Where have they gone,The stragglers and the […]