You can hear more of Gabriel Sterling’s plea to Republicans right here.
Dark Horse Comics.
This meme wasn’t created by me — I found it on Facebook.
As they say in space, “the right people will get this.”
Great news — I am going to be published in Germany again! The nice folks over at Newington Blue Press have selected one poem and one photograph of mine to appear in the limited edition Issue No. 2 of Buk 100: My Old Man, A Birthday Greeting. The poem is my recent piece “Ode to a New Black Ballpoint Pen.” The photo is of the Shaffer’s Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge right here in Roanoke.
I am truly honored to learn that my work will appear in Issue No. 2 — especially after several of my poems appeared in Issue No. 1 of Buk 100 back in June. (These were “Guerrilla Poet” and “First Smoke.”) I am also quite happy to see that a photo of my adopted Bible Belt city will appear in a literary publication in Europe.
Buk 100: My Old Man, A Birthday Greeting is a set of chapbooks commemorating what would have been the 100th birthday of Charles Bukowski. Their featured writing and art were selected to showcase “a conversance and artistic involvement with the phenomenon of Bukowski.”
Thanks once again to Matthias Krueger at Newington Blue Press for allowing me to be a part of this unique international tribute to a legendary poet!
By Commonurbock23 – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4030361
From Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog, 1916.
Winedrunk Sidewalk: Shipwrecked in Trumpland published another short poem of mine today. This time out, it’s my jab at the Parler social media platform — while riffing on Mary Howitt’s classic “The Spider and the Fly.”
You can find it right here.
Thanks, as always, the Editor John Grochalski for allowing me to join the fun at Winedrunk Sidewalk!
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There’s a great poem up today over at Winedrunk Sidewalk: Shipwrecked in Trumpland. Check out John Grochalski’s “e.j.’s bar & grille is defiant in the face of the plague.”