Mel GoldbergMel Goldberg

Born 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Currently resides in Ajijic, Mexico
Mel taught literature and writing in California, Illinois, Arizona and as a Fulbright Exchange Teacher at Stanground College in Cambridgeshire, England.  After selling most of their possessions, he traveled with his artist wife in a small motor home for seven years throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.
URL: http://www.wix.com/goldmiel/authormel
(portrait painted by his wife, Bev Kephart)


 

supermarket line
the old man ahead
searches for exact change

 

cancer test
the doctor asks
if I am religious

 

black stone monument
I touch the names of comrades
I never knew

 

coins in the fountain
the wish
I did not make

Heron’s Nest  Volume XIV, Issue 4 · September 2012

 

New Year's Eve
after a few drinks
we promise to change

A Hundred Gourds  December 2014