Girded with the Sash of Knowledge,Decorated by the power to use itTo rescue whomever she chooses,My muse is amazed and amusedBy the spirit of her followers that drives themTo ardently […]
A poem that directly confronts the ideological core of Anti-Semitism, and its foul absurdity.
A poem about unity and community and patriotism.
What does it mean to be happy?
Emperor Sho-Fu always walks with his dear friends in the willow groves, where the koi swim by, where cygnets gather aside, to receive his gifts from the water’s edge, where […]
The sweetest serenades Are soothing songs sung, Successfully swaying The searching soul With simple sonnets Of sincerest serenity And selfless succor. Sorrows switch to smiles, As the sublime snatches Snuggling […]
Part One The world is a forest, Its trees reverberating with chatter. The sounds that compose the background Loudly scream their slants, Repeating until all the animals and plants Are […]
Streams of words Flow as drops on paper From the fountain pen, Their source. Communication is easy when written, But when spoken it often feels forced. Although I am normal […]
On December 19, 2012, I visited Yad Vashem, Jerusalem’s Holocaust memorial. “Never Again” is a feeble attempt to put the horrific events of the Holocaust and my humbling experience in […]
Your voice is the sound of words spoken, The combination of thoughts and actions taken From the undertow of emotions that overflow Like an upwelling of encouragement From the gushing […]
This poem is an excerpt from my book, “Wild Writers: The Animal World’s Greatest Poets”. It’s time to samba, To dance with a black mamba. We’re done; I bit you. […]
Abstract The present study focuses on the patterns of anthropogenic deaths of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), Florida’s official state marine mammal, within the boundaries of Everglades National Park. […]
Inside the Bite: The Komodo Dragon Varanus komodoensis is the world’s largest living lizard. Known as the Komodo dragon because of its enormous size, a fully grown Varanus komodoensis can […]
Malaria’s Taxonomy: Domain: Eukarya Kingdom: Protista (Chromalveolata) Phylum: Apicomplexa Class: Aconoidasida Order: Haemosporida Family: Plasmodiidae Genus: Plasmodium Species involved: falciparum, vivax, malariae, ovale, knowlesi An Introduction to Malaria Malaria, from […]
This poem is a literary account of my intense spiritual experience in the Negev Desert, Israel, during Birthright 2012. “The Negev is a mystical place, A vast, empty space Of lore […]
The stardust shimmers As a comet passes over. Plowing through space for all of eternity, Its magnificent tail glimmers With hope and luminosity. As it orbits the setting sun, […]
“Is Moving Just the Thing You Need?” by Ken Torrino, Web Relations for Douglas Elliman, brokers for New York City real estate. Edited by Andrew Blitman, “The Written Blit” It is […]