By Mickey Z.

I have never smelled:
the sweet smell of success
napalm in the morning
a rat

I have never read:
between the lines
the writing on the wall
'em and wept

I have never seen:
a poem as lovely as a tree
my life flash before my eyes
Noam Chomsky on "The Tonight Show"


Mickey Z. is the author of Saving Private Power: The Hidden History of "The Good War along with several other books. He is also the Senior Editor of Wide Angle, a monthly arts and culture newspaper. His poetry has appeared in many publications. He lives in NYC with his wife, Michele.


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