Writings

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Poems online

Narrative Poem of the Week feature of “Second Gratitude” from ONLY, forthcoming in 2022

Prayer for the Young

Abeyance

Mom’s Canoe

Windshadow

Apologies to my OBGYN

Sealed

Kinship of Flesh

Strip Mine

I Know How The Fish Feels

Backwoods

Fossil Record

Altoona to Marin

American Academy of Poets Poem-A-Day series, 2015, “Abeyance

Bomb Magazine, 2009, “Don’t

Center for Health, Media, and Policy, Hunter College, “Apologies to my OB-GYN,” first published in Margie

The Cortland Review:

“Parts Of Speech,” “Let Deer,” and “Moose, Bear, and the Moon”  (Poetry, Issue 77),
“Blazon”  and  “Promise Me”  (Poetry, Winter 2014 Feature),
Petals”  (Poetry, Issue 58)

The Frost Place, “From Function, Form,” first published by The Hudson Review 

The Hopkins Review, 2015, “Contradance

The Hudson Review, 2015, “The Notch,” “Bright Juice,” “Nuns Fret Not,” and “Dirt”

Huffington Post, 11/9/16, “Abeyance” in “18 Compassionate Poems To Help You Weather Uncertain Times”

The Humanist, 2011, “Last Bison Gone” and “Perennial” 

Hyperlexia Journal“Dark Card,” “Unreadable Child,” and “Asperger Ecstasy”

The Jet Fuel Review Blog, “Dynamic Response,” first published in Mid-American Review

 Journal of the American Medical Association“Head Injury Odyssey,” 1/9/08. “Heart,” 11/7/12. “Two Triolets for Lyme Disease,” 12/19/12. “Refractory,” 12/26/12. “Mitral Valve Prolapse,”1/2/13. “Compound Depressed Fracture,” 1/16/13

Les Femmes Folles, Bound Feet,” first published in Caesura

Literary Bohemian, September 2010, “Listen” and “A Question”

Mudlark Poetry Journal, “Dark Ecology,” “Spec House Foundation Cut into Hillside,” “Rebuke,” “Food-Not-Bombs” (2014),  and “Bee Fugue” (2011)

Narrative Magazine, 2013, “Perseids

Omniverse 2014, “Biography,” “But What Can Wake You,” and “Eulogy

Poemeleon 2015, “Courtesy Flush” and “Oops,” first published in Los Angeles Review and The Ledge,

Poethead, 2015, “Prayer for my New Daughter,” “Sufferance,” “Blame,” “Gratitude,” and “Only,” first published in North American Review, Bellingham Review, Seattle ReviewNorth American Review, and the Hudson Review

Poetry Daily, http://poems.com

8/15/16     “Exultate Jubilate”
4/15/15    “His Master’s House” and “Meet Pilgrim”
12/1/15     “Dynamic Response of Multi-Layered Soil Media in the Frequency Domain”
10/2/14 “Dream of the Rood”
12/11/10   “Father’s Day Race”

Poetrymagazine.com2009 “Mom’s Canoe,” “Apologies to my OBGYN,” “Dark Card.”

Reunion Anthology, 2014, “Only

Poets for Living Waters, 8/10/10, “Spill,” “Raystown River Trout,” and “Frog

Portside,  2017, “Greed, Exercising Noblesse Oblige” and 2015, “Altoona to Marin

Stanford Magazine, May/June 2015, “You-Know-Where-Again

Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, Fall 2009, chapbook with art by Lorna Stevens, “Camouflage,” “Spring Will Come,” “Steward

Tikkun Daily, 2/13/11, Excerpts from God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World with art by Lorna Stevens

Valparaiso Poetry Review, Prodigal”  and “Elocution Lesson

Verse Dailyhttp://www.versedaily.org

8/18/16            “The Quest”
7/14/15            “Vernal”
8/20/12            “Stork”
10/28/10         “Perennial,”
10/12/10         “What You Work For”
9/12/10           “Teleology”

The Writes of Women, 5/5/15: “Sufferance,” “Prayer for My New Daughter,” “Blame,” “Gratitude for An Autistic Son,” and “Only”

Stories, Essays and Book Reviews online

Weekly Poetry Sunday Columns for Women’s Voices for Change. As poetry editor for Women’s Voices for Change, I write a weekly column featuring a poem by a woman poet, including an explication and discussion of issues of craft, and these can be read at http://womensvoicesforchange.org/category/the-arts/poetry

“Something Blue,” winner of the 2015 short fiction contest

“Iguana Iguana”

“On Becoming a Writer”

Interview of Susan Terris, “She Asked for Light”

Review of Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

Review of Beamish Boy by Albert Flynn DeSilver

Review of After the Firestorm by Susan Kolodny, originally published in Calyx