It Had That Swing and Words for a Full-fledged Kestrel

By Ed Ahern It Had That Swing My mother spent evenings listening to records.Years of evenings.78’s and 33’s, and only big band swing.All named after the band leader. The bands are largely forgotten now,but there were Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey,Woody Herman and Harry James,Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. My mother, widowed and jobless,Played the music … Continue reading It Had That Swing and Words for a Full-fledged Kestrel

Poems by Marc Carver

WATER The man behind me in lidl said something to me. "Sorry I didn't catch that ." I said "Can I ask you a question?" He said. "Sure." "Do you know that God loves you?" "I hope so." I said and realized why on this awful day I had come to lidl for water GRANDFATHER … Continue reading Poems by Marc Carver