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Posted on in Sundries

Too Hot For Baseball.

It’s angry hot, here in Chicago. Even by the lake. But wait, just months ago it was cruel cool, like forty below, and snow after snow rerouted the roads, and … Keep Reading

Posted on in Culture


And just who is to vet the next SCOTUS nominee. Those folks at Justice (FBI) that POTUS claims are corrupt, biased,  and incompetent. Reason enough for Dems to whoa this … Keep Reading

Posted on in Poetry


NO sweat, this deliquesce as this summer Sunday evaporates the ice in my rocks glass, weeps. For me? my thirst overleveraged a drought in arrears, and as for a pity … Keep Reading


Posted on in Flash Fiction


Friday, after work hours, I met his blonde at Bromide. She parked herself in the bar stool next to me. She ordered my kind of bourbon. Neat. Her attire was … Keep Reading

Bad Poems By r.douglas

Posted on in Poetry

Exemplar With A Due Date

I’ve out-sourced the well being of my immortal soul to a Bible inerrant in Biloxi She Church goes Bible Studies beseeches petitions hand- wrings Psalm sings refrains from vice dice … Keep Reading

Posted on in Poetry

Filter Tip Duet

in the wee hours in the wrong hours of the long minutes of loss and embargo I semi-breathe but fully burn while lungs weep and the heart counter-punches Now I … Keep Reading

Posted on in Poetry

Sex or Civics or Sequel

a political think piece or a poem, a thumbsucker, on why I stuck her, in a suite in the Keys, Oh, please a boarding house reach preach the egalitarianism of … Keep Reading

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