Thursday, September 14, 2006

Suburban Pastoral on sale

On sale from Voices of Reason

Suburban Pastoral: Poems by Hank Kalet

To purchase "Suburban Pastoral," send a check or money order made out to Hank Kalet for $4 plus a $1.50 shipping and handling.

All proceeds go to the South Brunswick Food Pantry.

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SONNET OF THE EVERYDAY

Calico kitten lounges on the lawn as
traffic inches along and
pre-teens middle-schoolers jabber on about
south park and ball parks and their
latest exploits on the baseball diamond –
Ella watches at the window where her
own son should be standing only
he’s living with her mother in Jamesburg
she sees him on Sundays and
every other Thursday when they
go to McDonald’s and he
dips his nuggets in honey sauce –
that is, when she lays off the pipe and
keeps her morning beers to a minimum.

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Poet, journalist, blogger, political columnist, professor of journalism and writing. I live with my wife, Annie, and my dogs in Central Jersey.