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Writing Prompt #1: Challenge Accepted

The Legend of Sir Chester Nutt

(or, Thank God for Karma, She’s Less of a Bitch than We Thought)

One day in your car for a whirl, 123 more words

untitled cinquain

befoul fair air;
battered brown jukebox stirs;
a desperate, terrified pair

Creative Writing

We May Sleep

Wilting where willows weep,
minute malachite mendicants measure
summer’s sultry season softly.

Creative Writing

Review of Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar on ABR

American Book Review has published my review of Quincy Lehr’s recent poetry collection, Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar.

Check out the review link above which is a significant sample, but for the full review you’ll need to get the print version or subscribe.

Formal Poetry

New Poem in the August Rotary Dial

The August Rotary Dial is out today with a new poem of mine, “Muse-Charmer,” as well as fantastic poems throughout. Well-worth your time, especially for formal poetry-lovers.


summer standing

Mad summer’s face shall quickly fall,
when autumn shows its cheek.
For now, I wear a sylvan shawl
and wait for leaves to speak.

Creative Writing

Semper Fidelis

Days were spinnakers and three cornered hats
unconcerned with staying on, full of air.
Dawn became the salmon line beneath that
falling satellite, I had ceased to care… 107 more words