Where’s Bernie Now?

This morning we heard an impressive song on New Yorker Radio about Donald Trump and a man from South Carolina, songwriter who is going around the country interviewing candidates, and writing songs.
Even though I said I would not write More Politician POEMS for a while anyway, here’s one about BERNIE. He’s in New York today.

My friend Donna minister
said Bernie will be
in Washington Square Park
in front of JUDSON tonight
all streets already
blocked for Bernie
although he’s not
speaking until 8
now he’s on the picket line
for Verizon workers
so’s my friend Larry
I’m not
because we are
still in Rosedale
but tonight on our way
into town to celebrate
Shalom Alecheim’s 100th
yahrzeit true master
of stories
maybe a Jewish
James Brown adoration wise
tonight I’m hoping
one of the storytellers
tells a good story
about Bernie.

Esther Cohen
Let me tell you why I'm here, and why I hope you'll join me. I am here to poem, to play with words, to tell stories when I can, and to ask you for yours. Words are what I love, how I see, and what I say. Words are how I know my life, and how I find my friends. I'm here to ask you to join me. Right here. To send me your stories, and your poems. And to read mine when you can.

Leave a Reply