Kid’s Stuff

1. Senator Get Tough Says:

the Punishment should fit the crime
not the size of the criminal:
if they can piss in a pot they can fry.

2. Headline News:

Killer kid Nixes Needle:
Opts For Fast-Fry In High-Chair

3. Police Review:

The shoot was clean; She pulled a rattle
out of her diaper and lunged at the officer.
He had no choice but to open fire —

Dennis J Bernstein is the host/producer of Flashpoints syndicated radio news magazine on Pacifica Radio. He is author, most recently, of Special Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom, which received the 2012 Literary Achievement Award from Artist Embassy International. His poetry has appeared in the New York Quarterly, Chimaera, Bat City Review, The Progressive, Texas Observer, ZYZZYVA, Red River Review, etc. Read other articles by Dennis J..