Just Released

“Debt,” “Cotton-Candy Pink,” “Hidden Beauty” and “That’s Just the Kind of Guy I Am,” appear in The American Journal of Poetry in July, 2018. [...]

Oh, How I Love Mitzi

Yes, sometimes the cars laugh at me, even the taxis. Mitzi thinks it’s because I’m too short to be smart, which gives me a sinking feeling that in my next life, I’m going to be a toy boat. You [...]

100-Word Stories

Good Grammar is What Women Want Without a Voltage Meter to Check How Hot a Fence Is, You’re Just Guessing Escape Tunnel   These and other 100-Word stories appear in The Drabble    

The Future

  The Future   Before I was fired, I nearly completed the empathy training workshop. It wasn’t so bad, especially since I came out swinging. Now, whenever you call, I pretend that I [...]

Love’s Levitation

  Although my body is an anchor, it’s beginning to float.  The darkness is a dim, fragile music. When I speak, things unhappen. If you listen, carefully, you may hear voices in my skin.  [...]

Like Snakes

  I can’t be sure who’s telling you this, but the only part of a song worth listening to is the end, although I wouldn’t be caught dead there if you paid me. It’s the profit motive.  In [...]

What is Known about Ghosts

backlit, milk-fog flesh often shorter than you’d think fastest wi-fi available have a career, yet can’t make a living prefer to sleep on colorful sheets always take the stairs eschew the [...]

Spring Cleaning

    Falling in perfect pinstripes, the gentle May rain launders its own shirt.     Appears in An Evil Twin is Always in Good Company

NEW POEMS JUST RELEASED

“Like Snakes,” “What is Known about Ghosts,” and “Some Lessons of Colonialism,” appear in the Fall 2017-Winter 2018 SHANTIH. “Census of the Dead” and “Paradise Mobile Home Park, [...]

Cloud Hunting

Yesterday, we were out in the back, shooting at clouds.  Except for the shots, it was quiet as a pond.  Me and Dave firing our 22s into the air, just a few rounds.  On a day like that, you don’t [...]

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