Hey all, Happy Thanksgiving. Read a short poems I wrote about petals in Issue 5 of Dollar Store Mag.
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A blast from our recently hotter past. Paddler has generously published a poem of mine: "Late August News" in their latest issue (number 6), hot off the press in Peterborough, Canada
As some of you may know I am now studying for an MFA at Long Island University. Is studying the right word? I guess technically I'm a candidate. But not THE Candidate. That remains Robert Redford. Yes, the academic bug finally bit me. Who knows how far it will burrow inside. Classes have been good so far, lots of readings and such as you can imagine. I'm learning about the history of the novel and this little thing called "show don't tell." Oh damn. Did I just violate it? In one of my classes, Crossing Genres, we are exploring different forms of writing. One of our first lessons focused on flash fiction. I haven't written much of it, but since that class I've been trying out the form. It used to be easier for me to write 50,000 words than something restricted to a 1,000. Or at least to be proud of the result. Now I can say I'm making progress on this front. Or, show you with a link to one of the first prose pieces I've published in a while. It's called The Magic Palm and it's in the Bright Flash Literary Review. The picture below (not the one on the website) is what inspired it. For all you prose lovers out there, rejoice.
Thanks to Lover's Eye Press for publishing a poem of mine in their sex issue. I mean, sixth issue. The poem is titled: The Real King. Go for irrelevancy, the stay for the majesty.
In case you missed seeing my poem "Crossed Patterns" before, you can now read it again in The Field Guide. Thanks to Amanda Marrero for reaching out to me to publish it.
Thanks to Rabble Review for publishing a poem of mine. To read it, download the magazine here. Feel free to pay a hundred bucks for the issue or just a penny. Or nothing at all. Just put down something so it will download.
Five Fleas (Itchy poetry) has published two lines by me in their latest issue. It's not much, but that's the point.
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Locust Review has a poem of mine in its pages called "Good Day to You."
Thanks to Moss Piglet for publishing a poem of mine. It is called Attacking Plastics and it is in their most recent issue. I posted two pictures of it in case you all have trouble reading either one.
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