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About bobsmall1

Bob Small has read at Bacchanal, Barnes and Noble, Borders, The Booksource (Swarthmore), The Clark Park Festivals,Community College of Philadelphia Highwire Gallery, The Mad Poets Annual Food Fest Reading, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus GalleryThe Painted Bride Arts Center, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, Robin's Bookstore The University of Pennsylvania and also in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Washington, DC, and in many Delaware Valley Venues. He is the author of numerous chapbooks, including El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet. This is his first Reading in over a year. Bob Small was Founder and President of the two decades old Poets and Prophets, which presented Poetry Readings in both Delaware County and Philadelphia. Bob was the Chair of The Delaware County Green Party and was the First Green Party Candidate in Delaware County (2005). He was also a Green Party National Delegate, among other duties. He is the Founder and Facilitator of The Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition (PaBac), which is a Coalition of both Independents and Third Parties., seeking to legislatively improve Pennsylvania's Ballot Access Laws. (Facebook) Bob is also a founding member and Facilitator of Democracy Unplugged, and Delco Debates, which has presented Independent and Third Party Forums in Delaware County since 2004. Facebook) He was formerly involved with Cinema Resistance, and Delco Pledge of Resistance. Bob currently lives in Swarthmore with his wife and their menagerie of animals. He is currently focused on writing a Novel and organizing his Poetry, which he posts on his Blog (Bob Small1). He is retired from most of the above activities, except Delco Debates and Poets and Prophets, which he may return to.

In these times of heats

In these times of heats where every day repeats a photo can’t convey the feel of every day _______________________________ When every day repeats a line through body head to feet this feeling we own every day the heat is free, … Continue reading

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4th of July Fugue

July 4th Fugue For John Brodsky On one side was the party playing all 400 of the Rolling stones greatest hits over and over a- ____________________________ having heard most of them when issues there was the party on the other … Continue reading

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Life Savers NE

After finishing, wondering if this should change to more of a Choreplay? Life Savers NE, a one acter Cast T Ted M Melissa J Josh Ted is an ultra straight white man. Melissa is an extra feminine woman. John is … Continue reading

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5-27 sidewalk

On the sidewalk me and my covid me and my terrier me and my covid me and my terrier stood barely there a typical entitled Swarthmorean walked past us barely a foot between us so wanted to say “ I … Continue reading

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5-25-22 Phillies gamr

5-25-22 Last Night was the May Phillies why you shouldn’t ever gamble game Harper home run and the Phillies lead a game they have no business winning no business winning ____________________________ All that is needed all that is needed a … Continue reading

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Abortion Pantoum #1

Bring back back alley abortions Did you hear Sally- contortions Forget about having a voice Only some will have a choice __________________________________ Did you hear Sally-contorions Using language for distortions Pro life except death row It’s all in who you … Continue reading

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Chipmunks and Squirrels 6-24-22

In our backyard chipmunks have joined our squirrels they’re not really our squirrels just chose our backyard _________________________ The chipmunks have come out this season littlest rodents we’ve ever seen cute in their burrowing way ________________________________ slow down enough to … Continue reading

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My Vasectomy #3

My vasectomy 1990 was my vote this man’s right to choose _______________________ My vasectomy 1990 I told the demos I had a right and could also use my left they let me by _____________________ My vasectomy 1990 I knew what … Continue reading

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Abortion Rap (from 1985) sadly still relevant today

Abortion Rap For and by Popular Neurotics Bob, Brian, Leontyne, and Mary Bob I wanna do a rap about abortion Brian hope it don’t put you through contortions Bob the people over here say it’s a sin to kill a … Continue reading

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Vasectomy Blues retitled A Man’s right to choose

I will not be a father again I will not have a son Nor can a lover threaten me with pregnancy force me into the halls of 1801 Vine Child support wars where noone wins where noone wins 2) I … Continue reading

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