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Stephen Kopel (San Francisco, California is a teacher, madcappian word warrior with 6-pack abs; in manner, modest; this verseman, however, generates crafted work of a nature zesty with unexpected twists of meaning; author of Spritz, Tender Absurdities & Picnic Poetry; he invests in the "I Take Stock" market assets in kindness, tenacity and straight-talk.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by Stephen Kopel and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
olives are where?
search the spinach!
forcing jets to circle
prodded by friend Seed
E. Martin Pedersen
E. Martin Pedersen, a San Franciscan, has lived in Messin, eastern Sicily, for over 35 years. He teaches English at the local university. His poetry has appeared in Alexandria Quarterly, Scarlet Leaf Review, Literary Yard, Ink Sweat & Tears, and others. Martin is a 2011 alum of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Visit him on the web here.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by E. Martin Pedersen and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
It’s Not Late
It’s not late but it seems like
Living 40 Years in Nuclear Fear
The way it could easily go