“Girls of Lake”

It is a thrill to be published in a journal like Pleiades, which is full of people I admire greatly! It was also cool to by in Issue 39.2, which includes a folio of Afro-Caribbean literature, which is especially interesting to me because my children are half Jamaican. This particular poem is greatly influenced by…

“The Book of Snails”

I was really happy this odd little poem about anxiety and patio water gardening (and my obsession with water snails!) found a home at Parentheses Literary Journal. I really appreciate the editors taking a chance on this poem. Click here to view the entire issue or buy a hard copy.

“The Wind in From Chicago”

Volume 31 of Briar Cliff Review is so well crafted and gorgeous. I think I might even frame some of the artwork that is in its glossy pages. You can order your own copy here My poem, “The Wind in From Chicago” found a home in this issue, which centers on loss.    

“The Florist Thinks”

It was a huge accomplishment for me to be published in the Winter 2019 Issue of North American Review for my poem, “The Florist Thinks.” A couple of posts back, I posted a link to the blog I wrote about the process of writing this poem, which I worked on off and on for about…