the wax paper

Manuscript Mailer Palindrome

Ah, comedic editor, all in a manilla? Rot! I decide mocha.

Bad Day in Salt Lake City Palindrome

No hat? UFO's got Emo? Shut up. Put, uh, some togs of Utah on.

Cockney's 'ope Palindrome

Vulvas 'av' luv.

Good Girl Palindrome

To Nan I gavotte; get to vagina not.

Hooker Exhortation Palindrome

Pillage! If fellatio, do, do, do it all, Effie gal. Lip!

Knossos Palindrome

Tin I emit, Laertes. I set real time in it.

Palindrome for My (maternal) Grandmother

Yannantuono won out, Nanna, Y!

Fred Yannantuono was fired from Hallmark for writing meaningful greeting-card verse, once ran twenty straight balls at pool and finished 183rd (out of about 10,000) at the 1985 U.S. Open Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2006, he has published 254 poems in 80 journals in 30 states. His book A Boilermaker for the Lady has been banned in France, Latvia, and the Orkney Isles.