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Global Swarming
Gerard Sarnat

No longer juvenescent,

Sapiens are but short parentheses

Dotting Earth's geology. 

Next time winds and tides decide 

They are raging to erupt,

After other inevitables gum up

Her teeming surface, 

You unseen unknowns below

Likely will replace us.

Gerard Sarnat’s been nominated for a 2016 Pushcart Prize. He’s authored four collections: HOMELESS CHRONICLES (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014) and Melting The Ice King (2016) which included work published in Gargoyle, Lowestoft, American Journal of Poetry plus was featured in Songs of Eretz, Avocet, LEVELER, tNY, StepAway, Bywords, Floor Plan. Dark Run, Scarlet Leaf, Good Men Project and Anti-Heroin Chic feature sets of new poems. Mount Analogue selected KADDISH FOR THE COUNTRY for distribution as a pamphlet on Inauguration Day 2017 and as part of the Washington/nationwide Women’s Marches. For Huffington Post/other reviews, readings, publications, interviews; visit GerardSarnat.com. Harvard/Stanford educated, Gerry’s worked in jails, built/staffed clinics for the marginalized, been a CEO of healthcare organizations and Stanford Medical School professor. Married since 1969, he has three children, four grandkids.