Category: Appearing Elsewhere

Poem: Neutral Buoyancy

At fifteen, I started taking courses at the local community college full-time through Running Start—Washington state’s dual enrollment program. Except for my penultimate quarter, when only a 6:30 am Composition II had space, I would usually arrive on campus hours early…

Prose Poem: If I Didn’t Show

Silver Birch Press recently published my prose poem, If I Didn’t Show, as part of its IF I Poetry and Prose Series. Sometimes you think you’ve finished with a theme and, nearly as often, you later come to think you’ll…

Two Reviews in Poets’ Quarterly

I have two reviews in the late summer edition of Poets’ Quarterly, both of which combine poetry with other obsessions of mine. Marisa Frasca’s Via Incanto: Poems from the Darkroom, as the subtitle indicates, takes photography as one of its subjects. Carrie…

Poem: Dolls

In my latest poem, Dolls, now appearing at Bird’s Thumb, I’ve mashed up fiction and truth-as-I-remember-it to twist youthful slings back against themselves. The fun part, for me, is that I don’t have to tell you which lines I believe to…