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Saturday, July 17, 2021


by Scott C. Kaestner

Cartoon by Marian Kamensky Tweeted by Advaid അദ്വൈത് @Advaidism, July 14, 2021. 

Shoot them into space
And redistribute their wealth
To heal our planet

Orbit the greedy
To build a brighter future 
For all of us here

Scott C. Kaestner is a Los Angeles poet, writer, dad, husband, and forgetful mind magician who can’t find the rabbit or his hat. Google ‘scott kaestner poetry’ to peruse his musings and doings.

In a Nutshell
by Melissa Balmain

“Big Jake, the World’s Tallest Horse, Dies in Wisconsin” 
USA TodayJuly 6, 2021.

“Untethered to reality, T***p lies over and over about the 2020 election at CPAC” 
CNN, July 12, 2021.

The biggest horse is sadly dead and gone.
And yet, the biggest horse’s ass lives on.

Melissa Balmain edits Light, America's longest-running journal of comic poetry. Her newest book of verse is The Witch Demands a Retraction: Fairy Tale Reboots for Adults (Humorist Books).

Ohtani of Oz
by Earl J. Wilcox

No hidden  smoke screens
No sticky stuff  in his glove
He pitches. Then hits. Bam!
Earl Wilcox—amazed at Ohtani’s wizardry—lives in South Carolina.