Boston Massacre II

One wonders who the heck will end up being blamed for the tragedy in Boston. Already Saudi Arabia flies around, but wait, since Iran is surrounded by US troops and has Israel’s air force to worry about, isn’t it possible Obama will blame Iran? Could he be so bold as to blame Noerth Korea? It … Continue reading

April 15, 2013, Five New Poems, Five Old, Copyright Doug Stuber

DES, PhD. Until you see it for yourself you won’t get how strong his dedication to improving English instruction is. Because his soft demeanor slides in to brains in subtle ways. You have to be around him long enough to realize how much better your classes will by absorbing what KOTESOL has offered. This says … Continue reading

April 11th 2013, Seven New Poems and Seven Old Ones, Copyright Doug Stuber

LHE The one who exudes such natural kindness first introduces her boyfriend, and then because I sit alone, buys chocolate-covered almonds at Angel-in us on Uchiro. We met twice by luck Inside a Two week stretch. She can’t help but help. “You are lucky,” I say to the man, also skinny, who went for the … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 rant about the Muslim Christian Divide and capitalism, By Doug Stuber, reacting to Peter Crawley

This is reality >>> >>> >>> On February 4th, 2013, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, addressed the Duma, (Russian Parliament), and gave a speech about the tensions with minorities in Russia : >>> >>> “In Russia live Russians. Any minority, from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia , to work and eat in … Continue reading

April 10, 2013, Four New Ones, Four Old ones (Hollins Era) Copyright Doug Stuber

KH Lottery winner, Dillard’s wife, purple scarf for Allan Chuse, you gave me the nudge needed to keep it going, never quit, go out with a bang, ponder life’s small and large questions while also harboring multifaceted lust angles dreamt right in class, satisfied at night with others or myself. Your prose poems proved the … Continue reading

Five new ones and Five Old Ones, April 8, 2013, Copyright Doug Stuber

KS She owed to every artist who ever showed at Sizl, but it was a joy to support her attempts to survive in a world only partly in tune with the work she did to raise her son, all on the chance that some homeowner would decorate with the art she picked, or made herself. … Continue reading

One New One, One old one, April 8, 2013. A poem a day in Apirl, Copyright Doug Stuber

CeeB By Dooty Burber He plays drums, skates on the pond at the side of the house, cooks on a giant grill with fieldstone chimney, and eats unusual items like home-made donuts and shares all games from blind man’s bluff to pick-up sticks. One day out on the sail boat maybe even too too large … Continue reading

Two New Poems, Two Old Poems, April 7, 2013, Copyright Doug Stuber

JDS   Dominated by those around me, I am free of life’s burden: making decisions. In the past I struck out, playing music, flinging paint, screaming for peace, teaching less educated how to read when their governments’ failed to:  fought all aspects of corrupt authority with every ounce of my troubled soul.  Then in a … Continue reading

Two New Poems, Two Old Ones, April 7, 2013, Copyright Doug Stuber

Boddhisatva Her heart, while sticking tongue out, leads a sheltered life, doesn’t drink, nor dance, Norfolk, it’s in her dreams. Shocked by lack of fidelity, still pure, as she has never… though the thought comes: Now free, pretty and young. Brother nudges open eyes, Confucian box blown open. Evident culture gap, yet she jumps his … Continue reading

Three New Ones, Ten Old Poems, Copyright, Doug Stuber

Here are three new poems, seven from my middle school days, when I knew PR and DM, and then three from the recent past, since I met KDW. First all three new ones, then the ten golden oldies. One pair is a combo-poem in that I wrote “Play” when I was 16 years old, and … Continue reading