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  • Annapolis Shallows

    Inside her room where bodies spent On a sweat-stained couch marking days With voices raised and a window where love went. How she wanted iambic pentameter A drinking song to sing upon the Chesapeake. Annapolis has moved on, so has… Read More ›

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  • A Reading of the Poem; “When Love Becomes Still-Life.”

    I assure you, this 2:43 seconds will leave you breathless and your heart beating faster.  You will know at once what poetry is, what art is, ….You will know, and you will not be able to forget.

  • Reading of the poem, CHURCH CIRCLE

    When I returned to ANNAPOLIS, I parked at a meter near Church Circle to have my dinner and beers at Stan & Joe’s Saloon. I had not seen this 300 year old circle in almost two years and this early… Read More ›

  • The Hidden Message on the Pieta

    I want you to think about a large piece of marble weighing around 9000 pounds. A man was contracted to produce a work for a Cardinal in the church in 1498 and complete it by 1499. He was twenty-four and… Read More ›

  • Third Week of Every July

      Those times taking the children to the shore Vacationing from work All the buildings in a city And lack of horizons there. Our lives were deep breaths on a strong pier. We held that breath Till the next year…. Read More ›

  • Making America Gr-r-reat!

      President Trump is President Tony-the-Tiger, making America Gr-r-reat again and everything is Gr-r-reat! You just can’t spell “gr-r-reat” this way without lots of red lines created by auto correct in Word Perfect. No doubt about it, I accept Trump… Read More ›

  • The Last Delivery

      Writer’s Note: (An earlier work from 2014 some of you will remember as titled X-Ray Specs. I re-wrote, changed the delivery and created a work of art for 2017. I gave a newspaper the right to publish it and… Read More ›

  • The American Thinker, Anthony Benvin, Otto Warmbier, Cool Hand Trump And The Punishment of Theft.

        There is a reason I haven’t written any political articles since the last one I wrote, April of 2016 called Cool Hand Trump. https://elbrookman.com/2016/04/03/cool-hand-trumpi-can-eat-fifty-eggs/ It was plagiarized, the title, words, the idea stolen from me and twisted to… Read More ›

  • 4 Exciting Facts You May Not Know About The Writer, EL BROOKMAN.

    #4   While on a raucous night out in his youth in Washington D.C. with some of his buddies, he passed out. They bought a ticket at Union Station and placed him on a train. He woke up half way… Read More ›