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“Shifting landscape”
Undeniable: Writers Respond to Climate Change • Anthology • 3/3/20 • Print & eBook


“What my March crabapple doesn’t know”
Undeniable: Writers Respond to Climate Change • Anthology • 3/3/20 • Print & eBook


“The contents of the hearing of Man, while his wife
The Maine Review • Vol 5, Iss 1: Spring 2019 • 3/27/19 • Print


“I watched you die—”
Spectral Lines: Poems about Scientists • Anthology • 2/26/19 • Print & eBook


“Signed, with compliments of the Surgeon-General of the Army,”
Spectral Lines: Poems about Scientists • Anthology • 2/26/19 • Print & eBook


“Chinook Jargon”
Footnote • Iss 2 • 2/26/19 • Print & eBook


“There are railroad tracks that run through this town”
Empty Silos • Anthology • 1/17/19 • Print & Online


“Sweetcorn from a roadside stall”
Empty Silos • Anthology • 1/17/19 • Print & Online


People die at 35,
Months to Years • Spring 2018 • 5/2/18 • Print & ePrint


“Definitions of an ordinary cancer”
Months to Years • Spring 2018 • 5/2/18 • Print & ePrint


“How to be a woman in these times”
Appalachian Heritage • Winter 2018: Vol 46: Iss 1 • 3/27/18 • Print & Online


“Definitions of an ordinary cancer”
Jump International Journal of Modern Poetry • 3/7/18 • Online


“Tea leaves”
Califragile • 2/20/18 • Online


“Shifting landscape”
The Adirondack Review • Winter 2017 • 12/1/17 • Online


“Inaugural Poem for the New Regime”
The Adirondack Review • Winter 2017 • 12/1/17 • Online


“We hear Einstein speak in English”
The Adirondack Review • Winter 2017 • 12/1/17 • Online


“Quiet feet”
The Adirondack Review • Winter 2017 • 12/1/17 • Online


and $25 for my wife
The Adirondack Review • Winter 2017 • 12/1/17 • Online


“Mom calls to say the sale is final”
Slice Magazine • Iss 21: Fall 2017/Winter 2018: Panic • 9/9/17 • Print & eBook


“An examination of one endangered Scarlet Loosestrife”
Fall Lines • Vol IV • Saluda River Poetry Prize FINALIST • 8/6/17 • Print


“The many deaths of the wives”
Likely Red • Iss 2 • Best of the Net NOMINEE • 6/30/17 • Online


“Miles from Standing Rock, tonight,”
Winning Writers Newsletter • 6/15/17 • Newsletter & Online


“Nebraska”
Big Muddy • Iss 17.1 • 6/8/17 • Print


“Minnesota’s skeletons”
Big Muddy • Iss 17.1 • 6/8/17 • Print


“Echolocating”
Big Muddy • Iss 17.1 • 6/8/17 • Print


“Miles from Standing Rock, tonight,”
Camas Magazine • Summer 2017 • Power Iss • 5/8/17 • Print


“Ci”
Pushing Boundaries, Breaking Barriers • Wordrunner • 3/20/17 • Online & ePrint


“(Michigan post-election) Where were you when the world broke?”
The Rumpus • 11/16/16 • Online


“Old farmhouse: The living room”
Fall Lines • Vol 3 • Saluda River Poetry Prize FINALIST • 7/28/16 • Print


“The proposal of the 51-starred flag”
America Is Not the World • Anthology • 4/15/16 • Print


“Step into this photograph with me”
Blue Bonnet Review • Poetry Contest FINALIST • 1/6/16 • Online


“To be happy”
Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition FINALIST • 10/24/15 • ePrint


“To the statue of Captain John Riley Parker on Lexington Battle Green Square:”
Footnote • Iss 1 • 8/11/15 • Print & eBook


“The cleaning of the fish”
Rhyme On • Loudoun Library Poetry Award WINNER • 5/31/15 • Print & ePrint


“The haunting of the Oatman Hotel”
New Mexico Review • NM Highlands University • Iss 1 • 5/15/15 • Online


“When the tea kettle whistles,”
Prairie Winds • Dakota Wesleyan University • Spring 2014 • 5/16/14 • Print


“Inside the convenience store,”
Metonym • William Jessup University • Vol 4: Spring 2014 • 5/13/14 • Print


“Journey to America”
Metonym • William Jessup University • Vol 4: Spring 2014 • 5/13/14 • Print


“In the ground at Karisoke”
Metonym • William Jessup University • Vol 4: Spring 2014 • 5/13/14 • Print


“‘Not in my backyard’ is something only someone else can say”
Cities: A Book of Poems • 2/7/14 • Print & eBook


“Autumn on Oak Street”
Cities: A Book of Poems • 2/7/14 • Print & eBook


“Send me another and another and ...”
Midwestern Gothic • Iss 12: Winter 2014 • 1/1/13 • Print & eBook


“Blindly,”
Midwestern Gothic • Iss 12: Winter 2014 • 1/1/13 • Print & eBook


“Not every bird can be a songbird”
Poiesis Review • Iss 6 • 12/23/13 • Print


“Bitter pills don’t dissolve past six feet down”
Poiesis Review • Iss 6 • 12/23/13 • Print


“Chapter 71: Wherein Pequod encounters the Jeroboam”
Remaking Moby Dick • 11/29/13 • Print & ePrint


“Beautiful Cigar Girl”
Winter Tangerine Review • Vol 2 • 11/15/13 • Print & eBook


“On the Talyllyn and the Rheilffordd Ucheldir Cymru”
Americymru • West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition HM • 10/14/13 • Online


“Llan–vire–pooll–guin–gill–go–ger–u–queern–drob–ooll–llandus–ilio–gogo–goch”
Americymru • West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition HM • 10/14/13 • Online


“In the Ages of Bronze and Iron,”
Americymru • West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition HM • 10/14/13 • Online


“When the Caerphilly Castle was cardboard,”
Americymru • West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition HM • 10/14/13 • Online


“The Gray Lady of the harbor”
Winning Writers Newsletter • 9/15/13 • Online


“One night I walked to Paul Revere’s house”
East Jasmine Review • Vol 1: Iss 2 • 8/20/13 • eBook


“Not every bird can be a songbird”
Cyclamens and Swords • Birds Edition • 8/1/13 • Online


“Anything but a black umbrella”
Citizens for Decent Literature • Iss 7 • 7/7/13 • Print, ePrint, & Online


“Bartender”
ZYX • Iss 64 • 6/13/13 • Print


“Airing your laundry”
ZYX • Iss 64 • 6/13/13 • Print


“Found your eye”
ZYX • Iss 64 • 6/13/13 • Print


“After the blizzard”
ZYX • Iss 64 • 6/13/13 • Print


“If Sydney Carton hadn’t gone to the guillotine,”
Regardless of Authority • Iss 1 • 6/1/13 • Online


“America’s TV graveyard”
Suisun Valley Review • Solano College • Iss 30 • 5/25/13 • Print


“Bangs are that on which the world hangs”
Suisun Valley Review • Solano College • Iss 30 • 5/25/13 • Print


“Cats and metal birds”
Suisun Valley Review • Solano College • Iss 30 • 5/25/13 • Print


“Alice on your pillow”
Big Art Book • Scarborough Arts • Iss 2 • 5/17/13 • ePrint


“Pillaging with a claw hook”
East Jasmine Review • Vol 1: Iss 1 • 5/4/13 • eBook


“The Gray Lady of the harbor”
Nantucket Directory • Poetry Award WINNER • 4/29/13 • Print & Online


“Be where you are”
Twitterpated • Iss 4 • 2/11/13 • Online


“All the king’s horses”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“Oh, how we all need your water now, Aleksey”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“Innocence faces a new Challenger”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“Port of call”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“The broken sail of David”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“Spare Change”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“There were enough reasons in the world”
Medusa’s Kitchen • 1/30/13 • Online


“I am obsessed with Civil War reenactments,”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“Oh, how we all need your water now, Aleksey”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“All the king’s horses”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“Innocence faces a new Challenger”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“To Leland Stanford Junior’s horse,”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“‘The only stone you’ll find out there will be your tombstone,’”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“What kind of times are these, Adrienne Rich?”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“Her hands were strands of baroque pearls”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“If Sydney Carton hadn’t gone to the guillotine,”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“The absurdity of April Fool’s”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“But what if Sally Hemings actually loved him”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“Of all the Arthurs, you were king,”
The Men of Autumn, Women of the Fall • Books on Blog™ • Iss 42 • 1/7/13 • Online


“At 42, he just wants a 30-year-old mistress, he said”
Zygote in My Fez, Toledo: 8/6/11 • 7/9/12 • Print


“1369 Coffee House”
Zygote in My Fez, Toledo: 8/6/11 • 7/9/12 • Print


“The miserable”
Zygote in My Fez, Toledo: 8/6/11 • 7/9/12 • Print


“Dear Mom, I am an atheist”
Poiesis Review • Iss 5 • 5/15/12 • Print


“Oh, how we all need your water now, Aleksey”
Red Fez • Iss 44 • 4/16/12 • Online


“Fits like a mitten”
Nibble • Iss 20 • 11/3/11 • Print


“Innocence faces a new Challenger”
Durable Goods • Iss 44 • 10/30/11 • Print


“The nature of her time”
Durable Goods • Iss 42 • 8/10/11 • Print


“And if Keats’ window were open”
Nibble • Iss 19 • 6/15/11 • Print


“Of all the Arthurs, you were king,”
Nibble • Iss 19 • 6/15/11 • Print


“Poor Jud really is daid”
Poiesis Review • Iss 4 • 5/15/11 • Print


“Tearing down the Wall”
Nibble • Iss 18 • 4/6/11 • Print


“All the king’s horses”
Nibble • Iss 18 • 4/6/11 • Print


“Dull roar of the crowd”
Poet Hound • 3/15/11 • Online


“No, Tom Brady doesn’t come here”
Poet Hound • 3/15/11 • Online


“Today I was fitted for new ear plugs,”
Poet Hound • 3/15/11 • Online


“Metal bird”
Nibble • Iss 17 • 2/9/11 • Print


“These people don’t know that just an hour ago I was Captain America”
Nibble • Iss 16 • 12/9/10 • Print


“Keywords: Hindenburg, whew, zap. Begin with whew. Go.”
Nibble • Iss 16 • 12/9/10 • Print


“I am obsessed with Civil War reenactments,”
Nibble • Iss 16 • 12/9/10 • Print


“Landing at Logan”
Nibble • Iss 15 • 11/2/10 • Print


“Changing tides against this coast”
Lyrical Somerville • 9/1/10 • Print


“Five old women at monthly brunch”
Nibble • Iss 14 • 8/31/10 • Print


“Fuck you and your HPV”
Catfish Gringo River • 8/10/10 • Online


“Tonight for your dining experience”
Catfish Gringo River • 8/10/10 • Online


“Changing history’s definitions”
Nibble/Focus • Iss 1: Truth • 5/18/10 • Print


“Tonight for your dining experience”
Nibble/Focus • Iss 1: Truth • 5/18/10 • Print


“Fuck you and your HPV”
Nibble/Focus • Iss 1: Truth • 5/18/10 • Print


“On being raped [in three parts]”
Nibble/Focus • Iss 1: Truth • 5/18/10 • Print


“You fall out in breaths”
Poiesis Review • Iss 3 • 5/15/10 • Print


“Wounded Knee”
Poet Hound • 5/4/10 • Online


“Sun is setting”
Poet Hound • 5/4/10 • Online


“Run”
Poet Hound • 5/4/10 • Online


“The day Edward Norton came into my bar”
Poet Hound • 3/30/10 • Online


“No place like home for the holidays”
Poet Hound • 3/30/10 • Online


“Bangs are that on which the world hangs”
Poet Hound • 3/30/10 • Online


“After the blizzard”
Nibble • Iss 12 • 3/2/10 • Print


“Teddy”
The Broadsider • Pushcart NOMINEE • Vol 1: Series 20 • 1/4/10 • Print & Online


“Mantras for yoga seldom reflect real life”
Nibble • Iss 11 • 11/25/09 • Print


“Warmth, no closure”
Nibble • Iss 11 • 11/25/09 • Print


“Anything but a black umbrella”
Nibble • Iss 10 • 11/5/09 • Print


“Seventy-something percent of women have mismatched breasts”
Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene • 10/19/09 • Online


“Found your eye”
Nibble • Iss 9 • 9/2/09 • Print


“Port of call”
Cokefishing in Alpha Beat Soup • August 2009 • 8/7/09 • Print


“Salem Witch House”
Cokefishing in Alpha Beat Soup • July 2009 • 7/22/09 • Print


“I stand in one spot and breathe for a moment”
Don’t Call Me Plath • 7/1/09 • ePrint


“Seventy-something percent of women have mismatched breasts”
Don’t Call Me Plath • 7/1/09 • ePrint


“Bartender”
Nibble • Iss 8 • 6/30/09 • Print


“Beginning the nightcap”
Nibble • Iss 8 • 6/30/09 • Print


“But even cats slip on the ice”
Cokefishing in Alpha Beat Soup • June 2009 • 6/20/09 • Print


“Passport”
Persephonous Blue • Iss 1 • 6/5/09 • Print


“No place like home for the holidays”
Poiesis Review • Iss 2 • 5/15/09 • Print


“God’s lonely man”
Dave Church: In Memoriam • Broadside: Iss 2 • 5/14/09 • Print


“Alice on your pillow”
Nibble • 5/8/09 • Online


“Seventy-something percent of women have mismatched breasts”
Nibble • 5/8/09 • Online


“But even cats slip on the ice”
Nibble • 5/8/09 • Online


“Alice on your pillow”
Nibble • Iss 7 • 5/4/09 • Print


“Seventy-something percent of women have mismatched breasts”
Nibble • Iss 6 • 3/27/09 • Print


“God’s lonely man”
Taxi Cab Poet Confessions • 3/4/09 • Print


“Mr. Ledger, sir, it’s too late for your autograph”
Poet Hound • 3/3/09 • Online


“Airports”
Poet Hound • 3/3/09 • Online


“The bored wife”
Poet Hound • 3/3/09 • Online


“But even cats slip on the ice”
Nibble • Iss 5 • 2/25/09 • Print


“Someone else’s war”
Boston Area Small Press & Poetry Scene • 2/2/09 • Online


“I don’t respond to ‘Hey, baby’”
The Somerville News • 1/9/09 • Print & Online


“Spiderman 2, part 2”
Avenues and Parking Lots • 7/5/08 • Print


“On Scott Weiland, part 2”
Avenues and Parking Lots • 7/5/08 • Print


“Composure”
Avenues and Parking Lots • 7/5/08 • Print


“Distortion ballroom [an elegy for Kurt Cobain]”
Avenues and Parking Lots • 7/5/08 • Print


“Our silent cries”
Avenues and Parking Lots • 7/5/08 • Print


“Leaving Boston”
Poiesis Review • Iss 1 • 5/15/08 • Print


“A new army”
The Gut • Iss 8 • 1/10/08 • Print


“Casual suicide”
The Gut • Iss 8 • 1/10/08 • Print


“Plath”
The Gut • Iss 8 • 1/10/08 • Print


“Discussions with Julia”
The Gut • Iss 8 • 1/10/08 • Print


“When we get no answers”
Private Read Industrial London • 11/1/02 • Print


“Strange girl”
Private Read Industrial London • 11/1/02 • Print


“Choruses”
Private Read Industrial London • 11/1/02 • Print


“Ribbons”
Private Read Industrial London • 11/1/02 • Print


“Bad aim”
Mausoleum: Mortis es Veritus • 8/1/02 • Print


“Death as an enemy”
Mausoleum: Mortis es Veritus • 8/1/02 • Print


“My religion”
Mausoleum: Mortis es Veritus • 8/1/02 • Print


“Forecasts”
Punctuation • 2/2/02 • Print


“Prostitute”
The J Man Times • Iss 14 • 12/15/99 • Print


“Forever young”
The J Man Times • Iss 14 • 12/15/99 • Print


“Wednesdays after eleven”
Paramasitic Propastitute • 12/9/99 • Print


“Waiting”
Paramasitic Propastitute • 12/9/99 • Print


“Juliet is blind”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“This war”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Bad aim”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“The Nineties”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Prostitute”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Rain”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Who wins the war”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Unspoken”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Broadway”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“A life less ordinary”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“For anyone listening (Lukas)”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Lies in rhythm”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Footsteps of an artist”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“The truth about my life”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“I’ll deny you truth if it’s relative”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“My religion”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“They can’t take words away from me”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Your dagger and your shield”
The Literature Collection • 12/5/99 • Print


“Lies in Rhythm”
Revolution Calling • Iss 13 • 7/1/99 • Print


“The Nineties”
Real-Life Poet • 6/1/99 • Print


“Death as an enemy”
Real-Life Poet • 6/1/99 • Print


“Forever young”
Real-Life Poet • 6/1/99 • Print


“His black box”
Real-Life Poet • 6/1/99 • Print


“Prostitute”
Real-Life Poet • 6/1/99 • Print


“The Nineties”
Incognito, The Zine • Iss 9 • 4/9/99 • Print


“Forever young”
Incognito, The Zine • Iss 9 • 4/9/99 • Print


“Imagination is life”
Incognito, The Zine • Iss 9 • 4/9/99 • Print


“Prostitute”
Incognito, The Zine • Iss 9 • 4/9/99 • Print


“For Lennon”
Dank Zine • Iss 2 • 3/10/98 • Print


“I am gone”
Revolution Calling • Comp Iss 1-10 • 3/1/98 • Print


“For Lennon”
Revolution Calling • Comp Iss 1-10 • 3/1/98 • Print


“His black box”
Revolution Calling • Comp Iss 1-10 • 3/1/98 • Print


“Theb”
Revolution Calling • Comp Iss 1-10 • 3/1/98 • Print


“Shut Off”
Crackrock • Iss 1 • 11/1/97 • Print


“For Lennon”
Crackrock • Iss 1 • 11/1/97 • Print