Salty, Peaceable & Deep: The Pacific
Welcome to The Pacific, a digital domain for public-spirited, broadly liberal poetry, “political ditties” by Rumple Oxbridge and prose satire founded in March of 2017. (Earlier posts from a previous blog have been included.) Occasional editorial statements on important events will also appear.
“The Pacific” as title suggests both the fact and beauty of the actual ocean–near where I lived for a few years and still occasionally spend enjoyable time with my wife and daughter–and the “pacific” of peace and peaceable relations.
Satirical contributors: Rumple Oxbridge, radical rhymer; T.S. Swanky, The Pacific’s confused conservative; and “technical specialist/digital skeptic” Riverboat Sam who bears a striking resemblance to Mark Twain. Perhaps Twain’s death is still greatly exaggerated.
I am a poet and essayist currently residing on the Western Coast of Lake Michigan and published in various literary publications, newspapers, and magazines, including The Progressive and the anthology Paumanok: Poems and Pictures of Long Island. 2009 winner of Milwaukee Press Club “Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism” award for Best Business Story or Series– “King Coal” published in Milwaukee Magazine.
I take photographs, too, and many will appear at The Pacific.
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