Magazine Contents, July 2, 2017





Magazine Contents, July 2, 2017

 

Lazy Sunday editorial Trump, Trump, Trump

 

Tips for saving money as you travel

(I won't be traveling this summer.)

 

Five recipes using coffee as an ingredient

(I'd try three of them.)

 

A writer's memories of raising his daughter

(Nice and all, but my memories are slightly more interesting to me, thank you.)

 

A poem with the word “bone” in it twice

(I've written a poem titled “Bone.”)

 

Feature article: Our efforts to communicate with extraterrestrial life

(We can barely talk nicely to other countries or the man across the street. What, we hope E.T. will teach us how to be frickin' civil?)

 

What Ringo Starr has been up to lately

(Drumming and flashing the peace sign, right?)

 

Four cartoons, only one of which I really “get.”

(I can draw better than that.)

 

Obituaries of noteworthy people

(Will I ever make that list?)

 

The horoscopes for the coming week

(“Aquarius: July 5th, Watch your back – somebody wants to stab it.”)

 

Back cover ad for a resort with incredible white sand, glowing blue water, and palm trees

(and if I knew for sure the woman in the ad would be there, I damn well WOULD travel this summer, buddy.)

 

                                …and I wonder why my coffee went cold.

 

 

 Michael A. Griffith

  

Michael A. Griffith began writing poetry as he recovered from a life-changing injury. His poems, essays, and non-fiction articles have appeared in many print and online publications and anthologies. He resides and teaches near Princeton, NJ. His first book of poetry is slated to appear later this year.     

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I've had Sunday's like that!

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