2017 has just about come to a close, so it’s a good time to look back and take stock. It was a good year. I published 12 poems: four in Fourth & Sycamore, two in Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, two in The Wild Word, and one each in TEXTure, Thief, Baltimore Style, and Three … More 2017 in Review
The Fall issue of Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review is out, just in time for the holidays. What a treat! I’ll be savoring the art, photography, short stories, and poetry in this issue. You can, too, by traipsing across the web to here. I’ve got a poem on page 133 (145th page, when counting the … More Pancakes, Memories, and Poetry
The Winter issue of The Wild Word journal is out and I’ve got two poems in it, “A Winter Cardinal” and “Garden in Winter” (there’s a theme here). These are both poems I’ve had sitting around in one form or another for years. “A Winter Cardinal” was written about 14 or 15 years ago, but … More Winter and the Wild Word
Published in Do Not Look at the Sun, “Postcards from Paris” issue, 2011.
I KILLED A CENTIPEDE TODAY [published in Little Patuxent Review, 2010] I killed a centipede today. I don’t know why, but there I was, sitting at the bottom of the basement stairs waiting for the iron to heat. I had just put on my socks when it walked across the bookshelf. God only knows where … More I KILLED A CENTIPEDE TODAY
I just found out that the poem I submitted to Three Line Poetry was accepted. I use my gmail account when submitting poems to that journal, and I really should check that email account more frequently. The poem was accepted 12 days ago. Nice surprise. The poem is in Issue 46 of the journal. You … More New poem in Three Line Poetry
A few months back, I got an e-mail from Jessica Gregg, editor at Baltimore Style magazine. The magazine had decided to include a set of poems focused on sense of place and she had heard that I had some poems that fit that theme. I’ve had editors say they liked my poetry after either hearing … More A Poetic Sense of Place