Category Archives: Poetry

Sample poetry by Lenore Weiss

Pecanland Mall: Monroe, Louisiana

God’s Infidels we drive to Pecanland on Sunday morning everyone else is in church it’s the new blockbuster Star Trek into Darkness purchase tickets wait inside a 450-seat food court eerie as a Klingon vessel. Only one other group sit … Continue reading

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Discovering Hungarian in Budapest

1. At West End Mall Up Radnoti Miklos utca, street named after the Hungarian Jewish poet who died in labor camps months before liberation in a city that volunteered Jews to Nazi death ancestral home to parents who squeezed their … Continue reading

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Truisms

It’s not necessarily true that Italy has the best gelato and that every frame has to house a picture; however it is true that Italian men are conditioned by years of playing soccer to have broad shoulders and narrow waists, … Continue reading

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Keller Avenue Strip Mall

It’s a strip mall disguised as a plaza where I used to take my cats to the veterinarian on that one day when maintenance inspected apartments and no pets allowed, kept going back to the vet even after my place … Continue reading

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Playing Doctor

He strokes her hair As she suckles his cock A grown girl At mama’s breast Reaches inside To taste What he’s made of For the sweet milk Double-timing In iambic Pentameter A hungry lick Doesn’t let go This lover man … Continue reading

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White Label

A ghost arrives in my mailbox on the outside of a catalog name printed a white label inside a Castro convertible sofa an opening to another time Buy the Golem Links to my work Upcoming Readings: Saturday, April 15, 6pm, … Continue reading

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Celia Cruz in Emeryville

I waited twenty minutes to try on two dresses, one for the evening (I was going out on a date and wanted to look good) three jeans with rips above and below the knee four tops all V-necklines that showed … Continue reading

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Stonebridge in Pleasanton

dancing inside a circle of orange traffic cones wish me luck shopping trip automatic doors glass elevator dropping down two strollers on the prowl in retail heaven shopping bag flashes wide itching to be filled with a remoulade of half-offs close-outs crammed on … Continue reading

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Golem Takes a Hike on Black Friday

Twisted Bay laurel trunks lean down the hillside branches covered in moss scarves quail make a quick exit like a troupe of dancers racing across stage lights to fame, the only flowers are spindles of yellow ivy on a path … Continue reading

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The Golem Muses Upon the Wonder Rebbe of Prague

In my dreams, he stretches far or holds the hand of shadows lags behind as I try to catch up my Rebbe of Prague who installed me inside the Hall of Justice as immortal as the iridescent cataract of hatred a protector and shield … Continue reading

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