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Please See Me

Please See Me is an online literary journal that features health- and healthcare-related stories in a variety of genres. Each issue is themed. I am honored that Please See Me selected two of my found poems for publication in Issue 4, on hope.

On the Seawall

Big thanks to Ron Slate and On the Seawall for featuring four of my visual poems in today’s text and image section.

Brave New Word, again

If having poems published can be called accidental, this issue of Brave New Word comes close. I had submitted these five found poems to another journal and received the nicest rejection letter ever. In it, editor Volodymyr Bilyk explained that the publication could not use visual works, but that he’d be happy to accept them for the upcoming issue Brave New Word. Herewith. And thanks.

Jam & Sand

another five

two more…

Otoliths, again

Otoliths is “a magazine of many e-things” and I’m honored to have five of my things included in Otoliths 56. My work was previously published in Otoliths 42.


Just received my copy of untethered, Vol. 5.1, a print journal out of Toronto that includes four of my found poems. Thanks, untethered!

found poem: trial and error

The Odd

and yet again…

Kind of surprising when the announcements come in one after the other, but I’m willing to accept it as gifts of auspicious beginnings for 2020. Thanks to Young Ravens Literary Review, which has published two of my found-raven poems in issue 11.

That’s Dayna Patterson’s “Heart Beet” on the cover. Swoon.

and the first for 2020…

An auspicious beginning: a collection of “month” poems from right hand pointing that includes two of mine: April and May.

This is the third time Dale Wisely and team have selected my work for publication and I’m deeply grateful. (And also to find myself in such fine company, including Susan J. Erickson.)

one more for 2019

This has been a good year for getting my found poems published and here’s one more for 2019, out today: Literary Orphans 39.

Each issue of LO honors a musician whose grit and energy is admired by the editors. This one salutes Kim Shattuck, and here’s Mike Joyce’s Letter from the Editor with more about Kim.

I’m grateful to Mike and the Literary Orphans team for including three of my found poems in this issue. And I’m grateful to you for following my posts and offering your Likes and Comments.

I hope 2020 brings the clear vision the number suggests. Happy New Year!

Empty Mirror, again!

Back in December 2017, when my found-poem count was only 1500+, the online journal Empty Mirror graciously published six of them. Two years later, with the count steadily (crazily, obsessively) mounting, Empty Mirror has published eight more. I am so grateful.

Thirty West



Really pleased that the quirk-some online journal isacoustic, which doesn’t usually publish visual poetry, has accepted and published five of mine. Thank you Barton Smock and isacoustic and kingsoftrain (Barton Smock’s own site), where the same set appears (a two-fer!).

Cascadia Rising Review

and more!

So pleased that the Toronto-based online journal talking about strawberries all of the time has published five of my found poems. Thank you Malcolm Curtis, editor, and thanks to the late bpNichol for the poem that gave the publication its name.


In 2012, when I started submitting my found poems for publication, Matter Press was one of the first to accept my work, publishing a series of them weekly for six weeks along with a statement about compression. Now Matter Press has published eleven of my found poems in the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts. I am so grateful to Randall Brown, Matter Press, and the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.

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