Wednesday, November 23, 2022



Hey all, Happy Thanksgiving. Read a short poems I wrote about petals in Issue 5 of Dollar Store Mag.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Paddling Along


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

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

A Return to Prose Posts

 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.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Lover's Eye finds the Real King


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.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

The Cockroach Grind


As the summer wraps up here's a poem from July that was featured in Boats Against the Current.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

First Ever Reprint?

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.


Thursday, September 8, 2022


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.

Monday, August 22, 2022

Getting Itchy with Poetry

Five Fleas (Itchy poetry) has published two lines by me in their latest issue. It's not much, but that's the point.

Oh, wrong flea

There we go!

Read my lines here. I'm at the top.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Good Day to You

 Locust Review has a poem of mine in its pages called "Good Day to You."

The review

the poem

Thanks to Lothlorien Poetry Journal and cc&d magazine for putting my work in anthologies as well

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Not to be Confused with Tardigrades


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.

Monday, June 27, 2022

Starting to Be Mr. Nice Guy

Pictured: a philanthropist

Theory time. As those of you who follow my blog have probably noticed, I have been posting more. Not posting my thoughts, no, but links to poems. Now why do you suppose that is? Am I getting better? Maybe. But I think the answer is more material. Namely that we're entering into summer break for the nation's teachers, professors, and adjuncts. That means more people with more free time to respond to submissions and post what they accept. Anyway, that's my theory and here's a poem from Hidden Peaks called Starting to Be Mr. Nice Guy.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Famous Next Words?


Bard and Prose has published a poem of mine: Famous Next Words. I think my new attempt at a headshot/selfie came out well.