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Pedestal


Enormously pleased
to have my poem “Wing”
published in
Pedestal Magazine, Issue 84

In their Introduction, the editors say, “the three of us received and read over 6500 poems, reaching enthusiastic agreement on the fourteen pieces included herein.” Gosh.

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one more

Happy to learn that one of my found poems has been published in the Ninth Anniversary Issue of A-Minor Magazine.

Angry Old Man

Another handful of published work: five of my found poems in Angry Old Man, Issue 7. Thanks to Drew B. David, editor, and the estimable co-Angries.

Thanks, too, to Susan Chase-Foster and Victoria Doerper. We’ve been meeting monthly since January 2016 to encourage each other to submit our work for publication. Clearly, it’s working.

December


Extremely pleased and honored
to have two of my poems,
“Recession” and “Re-Wind,”
included in December, Volume 30.1,
pages 94-95.

book in hand

book coverVery pleased to have received my copy of For Love of Orcas, an anthology edited by Andrew Shattuck McBride and Jill McCabe Johnson and published by Wandering Aengus Press. Along with my poem, “Coffee shop, watershed, orca,” the book is a collection of poetry and prose addressing the plight of the southern resident orca whales. Book sales benefit the SeaDoc Society and I am honored to have my work included.

I have been writing…

In fact, I have been writing about a scarecrow, and here’s the poem, published in Issue 4 of Rockvale Review, with my gratitude to Sandy Coomer and the RR team.

Entropy!

What fun! I’ve enjoyed Entropy Magazine for a long time and consider their “Where to submit” section enormously valuable. Now they’ve featured two of my found poems in their special section, The Birds. Thanks, Entropy!

whale poetry

Tonight, Friday, May 3, 2019, Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre Encore Room will host a chorus of poetry in tribute to whales as SpeakEasy 24: For Love of Orcas celebrates the publication of a new anthology edited by Andrew Shattuck McBride and Jill McCabe Johnson to address the plight of the southern resident orcas, chinook salmon, and their extended ecosystem.

The evening’s readers/contributors include Luther Allen, James Bertolino, Anita K. Boyle, Nancy Canyon, Susan Chase-Foster, Seren Fargo, Jessica Gigot, Mary Elizabeth Gillilan, Carol Guess, Julie B. Hunter, Jill McCabe Johnson, J.I. Kleinberg, David M. Laws, Rob Lewis, Carole MacRury, Christen Mattix, Andrew Shattuck McBride, JS Nahani, Cynthia Neely, Paul E. Nelson, Sheila Nickerson, Nancy Pagh, Betty Scott, Carla Shafer, and Sheila Sondik, with additional work by Ronda Piszk Broatch, Sam Hamill, Jim Milstead, and Alina Stefanescu.

The event, which starts at 7:00pm, is free and copies of For Love of Orcas, as well as other books by participating poets, will be available for purchase and signing. Please join us if you’re in the area.

three more published

poem

cover imageSo grateful to Emmy Song and Minute Magazine for publishing my poem The first fold. You can read the poem online in Issue 7 and listen to the podcast on SoundCloud, iTunes, or Spotify.

FIVE:2:ONE

What Rough Beast

Special thanks to What Rough Beast (a project of Indolent Books) for publishing 10 of my found poems as their April 3, 2019, post. What Rough Beast posts “A poem a day [or 10] by a different poet exploring and responding to our nation’s political reality.”

four more!

Matter

found and published

Human/Kind

one sentence poems

found


On the back of a shingle
ripped from the side of my house
is a drawing in carpenter’s pencil:
two stick figures wearing ball caps,
walking, the left hand of one
and the right hand of the other
joined in a small, near-perfect circle.
Is it love, these two strangers,
this message hidden for 67 years,
their faces looking out at me,
happy, their secret message found
at last?

faces and voices

photography by Dean DavisIn April 2018, at the wonderful Inland Poetry Prowl in Ellensburg, Washington, the photographer Dean Davis quietly set up shop and proceeded to photograph and record many of the poets in attendance. Now you can see the results of this ambitious, unheralded, and unpaid project at Pictures of Poets. Click on ALL POETS and you will see many familiar faces. Mouse over the photos to see the poets’ names. Click on a poet’s photo and you will be taken to a page with a short bio and Davis’s recording of the poet. Here’s an example.

A selection of 12 large-scale prints from this collection will be exhibited at the Burgin Center for the Arts in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, from March 21 through April 14, 2019, and selection of 25 of them will be exhibited at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane, Washington, in fall 2019, dates TBA.

poem


Thank you Clementine Unbound for selecting another poem of mine for publication. “This Cloth” is the featured poem for the week of February 5 – 11, 2019.

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