David Ignatow

The zen of somersaults

    The Bagel by David Ignatow   I stopped to pick up the bagel rolling away in the wind, annoyed with myself for having dropped it as it were a portent. Faster and faster it rolled, with me running after it bent low, gritting my teeth, and I found myself doubled over and rolling […]


8th Annual Valentine’s Day Poem Blitz

Valentine’s Day spending is up 6% this year over last even though fewer people are celebrating. Sad!   Poems, of course, are the perfect antidote to the menace of all-consuming consumerism slouching towards Bethlehem. Poems cost nothing to give and last forever. Here’s a few to share with your lover, your mother, your friend or […]