Different Slants

Seeing the World from a New Angle

Valentine to a Wounded Wife…by Robert M. Katzman

Filed under: Life & Death,Love and Romance,Marriage and Family,My Own Personal Hell,subtle erotica — Bob at 11:50 am on Thursday, February 11, 2016

© February/12/2016


I see you sleeping in a darkened room

Dry lips slightly parted

Your Scandinavian cheekbones

Distinct as ski slopes

Your blonde hair dirty and lank

Your skin is pale

You wear no make-up

And to me you are so beautiful

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She was the Girl with the Band……by Robert M. Katzman

Filed under: Love and Romance,Obsession,subtle erotica — Bob at 1:39 pm on Friday, July 25, 2014

Robert M. Katzman’s Amazing Story: www.differentslants.com/?p=355

© 7/25/14


Early morning

Driving east into the rising sun

Steaming coffee fogging my window

While awakening my senses

I wipe my windshield with a rag

And I see her

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Sirens of Regret…by Robert M. Katzman

Robert M. Katzman’s Amazing Story: www.differentslants.com/?p=355

© June 26, 2014

I can hear it far away

Weaving in and out



Better get outa the way

Wasn’t I painting something?

Mrs. Phillips, your boy has talent

You can tell that at seven?

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Time, Unmeasured,1969…by Robert M. Katzman

Filed under: Love and Romance,Politics,Retail Purgatory,subtle erotica — Bob at 5:28 pm on Monday, March 31, 2014

Robert M. Katzman’s Amazing Story:  http://www.differentslants.com/?p=355

© March 31, 2014

It was a six foot by eight foot wooden box
I built it in Chicago
I was nineteen
From the heavy hinged door to the slanted roof
So the snow would fall off
A solitary window slid back and forth
The rain was defeated
The small structure was solid
And eventually I, too, was solid
Because one thing led to another

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Poetic Love, Edited (for rejected writers)…by Robert M. Katzman

Filed under: Humor,My Own Personal Hell,Rage!,subtle erotica — Bob at 1:23 pm on Monday, February 24, 2014

Robert M. Katzman’s Amazing Story:  http://www.differentslants.com/?p=355

© December 2009

Don’t make my kisses


Comma In your sentences

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Available Heart…by Robert M. Katzman

Filed under: Depression and Hope,Friendship & Compassion,Love and Romance,Rage!,subtle erotica — Bob at 7:31 pm on Thursday, October 31, 2013

Robert M. Katzman’s Amazing Story:  http://www.differentslants.com/?p=355

© October 30, 2013

Not born

Spit from the earth

More like something unwanted

Which he was

And he knew it

Not raised, forged

Beaten and terrorized

He grew an exterior of slate

Insolent and imperfect

When something went wrong with his body

The rude husk of this impatient man

When offered a choice of surgery or waiting

He’d say:

“Just cut it, fix it and be done with it”

Pain expected and pain delivered

What else was there?

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