National Poetry Month: April 21

Hi friends!

Some days I just miss New York way too much.

So today I read Alan Dugan’s ‘Closing Time at the Second Avenue Deli:’

Robert Vaughan reads ‘Closing Time at the Second Avenue Deli’ by Alan Dugan – YouTube

For you, Andrea and David! xoxo

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About Robert Vaughan

Originally from NY, published author, editor, and workshop leader, his poems and fiction are widely found in over 500 print and online magazines, such as Necessary Fiction, BlazeVOX, Connotation Press, BlazeVOX, Thrice, Literary Orphans and Smokelong Quarterly. He is Managing Editor at (b)OINK magazine and leads round- tables for Redoak Writing. He is a six times Pushcart Prize Nominee and his fiction and poetry have won awards, including a Micro-Fiction runner-up (2012) and twice a finalist in the Gertrude Stein Fiction Award (2013-14). His collections are: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms); RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press), and FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press).
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6 Responses to National Poetry Month: April 21

  1. czechmate1954 says:

    Robert, New York misses you too! This is wonderful — and I absolutely remember such managers and catsup bottles in NY delis in my childhood. Beautiful reading.

    Philip

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  2. Andrea says:

    Thanks hon! And you know David, I and NYC totally miss you too! xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

  3. Sheila Hanrahan says:

    My heart tugged for you just at the line “Some days I just miss New York way too much” alone.

    Aw. I know what you mean, friend, even if my New York isn’t even New York! Make sense?

    xo, Sheila

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