Poetry

photo credit: Sandra Costello

Whales
Whale Road Review
(forthcoming fall 2024)

Impressions at Tully Lake
Italian Americana
(forthcoming summer 2024)

Tongues
Ragaire Literary Magazine
Spring/Summer 2024

I Tried to Sing to My Mother at the End
RHINO
Spring 2024

Mixed Media
West Trestle Review
Nov/Dec 2023

Salting the Soup
Anacapa Review, Vol 1, Number 8

The Deer
That Was the Summer
Advice from a Fathead Minnow
About Place Journal, Oct 2023

Instinct
The Wonder of Small Things: Poems of Peace & Renewal, Ed. James Crews, Sept 2023

The Baker’s Wife
Wyoming
On the Seawall, May 2023

The Smallest Shadow
Literary Mama, May/June 2023

Prophet
Massachusetts Review, Spring 2023
+ my answers to TMR’s “10 Questions”

California Buckeye (Aesculus californica)
Plant Human Quarterly, Issue 8

R: All You Need
N: Cheating Evolution
Self-Portrait with Invented House of Worship
Gulf Stream Magazine, Issue 31

Why All the Doors on the Second Floor of the House are Closed
H: The Otavalo Market Closes for the Day
Hunger Mountain, Summer 2022, Issue #26

The Leap
Bracken, June 2022, issue IX

K: Augury
Whale Road Review, March 2022

Sticky Monkey Flower (Mimulus aurantiacus)
SWWIM Every Day, Nov 18, 2021

Call Helen
My Mother Must Have Told the Story a Thousand Times
The Southern Review, Autumn 2021

Dreamer Dreaming (a pandemic poem)
Atticus Review, Nov 3, 2021

Salvia Leucantha
California Poppy (reprint)
My artist statement on engaging with the botanical world
Plant-Human Quarterly, Sept 2021

Lightning
West Trestle Review, July/August 2021

T: Nefertiti Grows Tired of Worshipping the Sun Disc
Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Vol 7.1

C: The Language of Grief
Ruminate, #58-“What Remains”

Somewhere in New England
Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

Split Rock Review, March 2021
(Read my craft essay linked to these poems here.)

California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Catamaran Literary Reader, March 2021

B: The Road Home
Poet Lore, January 2021

O: An Ode
Glare
Marigolds

december Magazine, December 2020

E: Everyday Exaltation
Literary Mama, November 2020

Picking Late Season Blueberries Near the Rifle Range
Glass: A Journal of Poetry, September 2020

Daal/In the Midst of the Pandemic, (Best of the Net Nominee)
MassPoetry, The Hard Work of Hope Series, May 2020

This is Your Hometown 
Literary North, May 2020

White Tea
SWWIM Every Day, December 2019

Milkweed
Literary Mama, September 2019. Audio here.

Moving the Piano
New Ohio Review #26

Lamps
Rattle #61, Fall 2018