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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

David Zieroth

David Zieroth‘s The November Optimist will be published by Gaspereau Press this fall. In 2008 he founded The Alfred Gustav Press, a micro press for publishing poetry.

Articles by
David Zieroth

fat rain

May 2013
  “It reached us. It passed us, totally unimpressed.” — from “Small Rain” by Norman MacCaig   storm boughs bucking far up the cedar trunk wave like arms of a woman too busy for fitness, flesh under raised limbs flapping —   each branch conducts a breeze in a direction different from emerald counterparts — paler tones for her virginal upward gestures…

Each Spring

May 2011
  I am done with love but lust won’t loosen its hold on me   not when new leaves shake and gulls ride thermals   calling, and pink flowers ingest light, fructifying   and bed linen hangs on lines readying fresh nocturnes   and song sparrow hides yet sings   to moon rising, a grape swollen to split…