my good friend.
Peer pressuring that
Orthodox Jew to eat seafood,
he retaliated with a hate tweet, Go to hell.
for each successive line after the first line which has one syllable,
the number of syllables is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers:
About the Author
GERARD SARNAT has recently been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
He has authored four collections: HOMELESS CHRONICLES (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014) and Melting The Ice King(2016) which included work published in Gargoyle, Lowestoft, American Journal of Poetry, Main Street Rag, New Delta Review, Tishman Review, among others. Mount Analogue selected Sarnat’s sequence, KADDISH FOR THE COUNTRY, for distribution as a pamphlet in Seattle on Inauguration Day 2017 as well as the next morning as part of the Washington DC and nationwide Women’s Marches.
Gerard has been married since 1969 - He has three children and four grandkids.
You can also find him here: GerardSarnat.com