I’ve been so grateful to be a part of Geez Magazine’s Advent devotional for two years now. However, this year when they asked me to read my poem for them, I had to take a few deep breaths before saying yes! What a delight it was to share this poem with many listeners and hearContinue reading “Reading for Geez Magazine”
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Published in Spiritus Journal
I am a big fan of the content that Spiritus Journal puts out into the world. Which is one big reason that I’m honored and thrilled to have a poem published in their Autumn edition this past month!
A Time of Singing
Don’t you have a secret fondness for journals that are resisting the pull of the internet and remaining analog in their publications? A Time of Singing was generous enough to publish one of my poems this autumn, and it was such fun to receive this piece in the mail!
Featured Poet for Collected Magazine
It was my honor to be the featured poet in Collected Magazine’s Vol.3 Issue 4: SONG. You can check out their full publication online here, and several more of my poems here. “Stand up – quickly now! – For the silver trees are laughing Only for a moment; A coronation of crows Is stirring upContinue reading “Featured Poet for Collected Magazine”
Three Poems at Impspired
Thank you Impspired for publishing three of my poems in their latest issue: The Canticle, Lake Swim, and St. Clare in her Cloister. “…and you are indistinguishable, fused into movement you exert yourself for the pure joy of reaching, your breath heavying your heart singing into your brain.” I encourage you to check them outContinue reading “Three Poems at Impspired”
Two Poems At Amethyst Review
Head over to the Amethyst Review to read two recently published poems: Names Leftover Miracles
Falling Star, by Romare Bearden
body split down the line of ordinary and catastrophe one basket filled with living and two small cups waiting to be filled (with joy? with sorrow? with delight?)… Read the rest of the poem over at Vita Poetica!
Like The Light, She Arrives
Soon, we become the standing, mind paused with expectation, body alert like a silent watcher of birds, convinced that any moment we will walk through… Read the rest over at The Ekphrastic Review here!
“Doorways” at St. Katherine Review
It was a baptism of the mind, a clothing of your eyes in the names and histories which became the keys to unlock the doors. Then were the layers of story stacked among the slow, craggy mountains and the wild plains… Excerpt from Doorways Read the rest over at the St. Katherine Review here!
“Blind Girl Reading”: New Ekphrastic Poem
I’m thrilled to see my submission for the Ekphrastic Review’s weekly challenge at the top of the page this week! An experience of the word So bodily, eyes In the meeting Of print and finger, Each word A journey your hand Must travel, send postage… Read the whole poem, and other winning submissions, here.