About Anselm Brocki

Anselm Brocki has had over 1,440 poems accepted by over 790 publications. A former senior editor for Houghton Mifflin and editorial coordinator for the Los Angeles City Schools, he is currently running his own editing business.

Side Effects

Seems like more evidence against any omnipotent intelligent designer that neither the electrochemical interaction that permitted the bacterial beginning of life on Earth nor natural selection that pruned it— into eyes, hooves, feet, and brains—gave any thought to all the accidental side effects that would occur— like ecstatic joy, pain, love, power, and depression— and as a consequence, we are left on our own to deal with each of these radical, new expressions on Earth as best we can, drawing … Read on…