American politics blatantly exhibits many of the classic symptoms of alcoholism. Denial is at the top of the list.In the last episode of Showtime...
 
Reports by Kathryn Levy (New Rivers Press, Minnesota State University Moorhead, MN, 2013)- The first four poems are stripped of all but the most...
 
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Michael T. Young: Thank you, Djelloul, for agreeing to an interview. You were a journalist for many years. Your first collection of poetry came...

America is DUI and damned proud of it

American politics blatantly exhibits many of the classic symptoms of alcoholism. Denial is at the top of the list.

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Emancipator of reflections

Certain places seem to untether reflections from their sources. The waterfront of Hudson, New York, is such a place. These places enter into a kind of surreal conspiracy with reflections. They act as emancipators. 

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Hudson wakens to spring

On the sunniest day ice stubbornly remains in Hudson’s gutters.

Lenten Rose and pussy willow are to be seen, but it is the people, more than nature, that are nudging spring.

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Beauty is not always vista

There is beauty in a puddle made by a truck passing over mud. There is beauty in a dried maple leaf sailing over the reflection of the cold winter sun in a puddle.

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Museum of Champions

I propose a Museum of Champions.

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