Poetry

I write poems! You can read them.

“Backyard Chapel,” live magazine (forthcoming).

Obituary,” Months to Years, Winter 2023. Also available in print.

“How to Read a Poem,” Plainsongs, volume 43, issue 1, January 2023. Available digitally and in print.

Jessica Spider,” “Little Boy Blue,” and “Oh, Come Follow,” The Dirigible Balloon, November 2022.

The Pastor,” Ekstasis Magazine, Fall 2022 collection.

“Birch,” “Sunset Invitation,” and “Birth: Noun, Often Attributive,” Prospectus, issue 5, Winter-Spring 2022. Available in print.

Up the Clock,” Better Than Starbucks, volume VII, no. I, February 2022. Also available in print.

“The Park,” Babybug, October 2021. Available in print.

“Pandemic Restrictions, Day 402,” Dunes Review, Issue 25.2, Fall/Winter 2021. Available in print.

Weaning” and “The Sleeper,” Antilang, issue 10, Fall 2021.

Going Home for Christmas / Going South,” The Scriblerus, Spring 2021.

Seclusion (A Checklist),” Jet Fuel Review, Issue 21, Spring 2021.

Maryland Summer: Three Small Evening Poems,” Humana Obscura, issue 2, April 2021. Also available in print.

“Sunday, Before Dawn,” live magazine, March-April 2021.

Breaditations,” Understorey Magazine, Issue 19, Dec 2020.

Sure Odds,” Baltimore County Public Library “Share Your Story” Poetry Contest 2018; 2nd place, adult category.

Sometimes they get set to music:

Helianthus,” set by Frank Horvat, March 2022.

“It was an October Day,” set by Frank Horvat (forthcoming).

“Take Me Back North,” set by Alice B. Dearden (forthcoming).