Mouseguest: A Poem

Mouseguest: A Poem
Jerry Robbins is a graduate of Gettysburg College, Yale University Divinity School and the Hartford Seminary Foundation, where he earned a Ph.D. He is the editor of The Essential Luther (Baker) and the author of Carevision (Judson) and Provocables (C.S.S.). Jerry has published several articles and over 100 book reviews and received the Joseph Sittler Award for Writing.Since retiring to Florida in 2001, he has turned his attention to novelty writing projects.
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Mouseguest Come Dear Mouse be our guest And may your weary head find rest Not upon our little bed But out in the garage instead I think you’ll … Read more

January 6: A Poem

Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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January 6 O fateful day amid gray skiesIn bitter waves they cameWith purple rage and fantasiesThat Trump chose to inflame.America! America!They shed disgrace on theeThis twisted hate-filled brotherhood,Traitors … Read more

Night Prayer: A Poem

Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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Night Prayer (updated from previous version) Now I lay me down to sleepI pray Trump’s soul the devil keep.If from his sleep he never wakesI pray his soul … Read more

America the Sorrowful (and Hopeful): A Rewrite

Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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America the Sorrowful (and Hopeful) So sorrowful as each one diesFor warnings all in vain, For ever-mounting casualtiesFrom policies insane!America! America!We shed our tears for thee,And hope for … Read more

What a Grinch

What a Grinch
J. Wade is a retired Chief Financial Officer from Missouri. He has had humor articles published in the Humor Times, USA Today, The Journal of Irreproducible Results and Unhinged Magazine, which is now defunct (not his fault).

“What a Grinch” (with apologies to Dr. Seuss) Nearly everyone in America liked Democracy a lot.But Trump, who once lived in a tower, did not.Trump hated it and … Read more

Trump Plays While U.S. Mourns: A Poem

Trump Plays While U.S. Mourns: A Poem
Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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Trump Plays While U.S. Mourns Nero played with Rome aflame;He did not care as fire spread.Trump’s golfing trips are quite the same;He plays while thousands all lie dead. … Read more

A Cursory Rhyme

A Cursory Rhyme
Dennis Rohatyn is a recovering philosopher who hibernates in Southern California. He writes about the inhuman condition, as he peers out from inside his lonely cave.
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A poem about Chumpty-Trumpty. Chumpty-Trumpty owned a huge mall. Chumpty-Trumpty built a Great Wall. All Trumpty’s Cannons, and all of his Bannons, Can’t stop poor China from killing … Read more

The Charge of the Not-So-Bright Brigade

Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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The Charge of the Not-So-Bright Brigade: Trump’s Tulsa Rally of Death Half a brain, half a brain,Half a brain onward,All to the rally of DeathStrode the sick hundreds.“Forward, … Read more

Trump’s Version of Sinatra’s ‘My Way’

Trump’s Version of Sinatra’s ‘My Way’
Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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President rewrites Sinatra’s “My Way,” says it’s the “best version ever!” They think the end is near And that I face the final curtain. My base, I’ll say … Read more

Theatre of the Absurd: Republican Historical Revisionism

Theatre of the Absurd: Republican Historical Revisionism
Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire.Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and a touch of malice at society's icons, celebrities, politicians, and other irritating folk.
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Republican Historical Revisionism, as interpreted in a poem. The Republicans in Trump’s defense are now performing in their own theatre of the absurd, from bizarre religious references to … Read more

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