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Chapbook Party!

On Friday, June 26th, I had the launch party for my chapbook, My Mother’s Child. Thanks to my tango-friend Mariana, I was able to have the party at Terra Nova Global Properties new office in downtown Durham. 82 more words


May Days

I had to rest up after writing all those April poems for the Poem-a-Day Challenge. It took 3-4 days before I could read the poems, and I have to say, I’m quite happy with the result. 236 more words

Work Products

April 2015 Poem-a-Day Challenge, The End

As much as I love National Poetry Month, I always get to the point where I am DONE with writing poems. Unfortunately, I run of energy before April runs out of days. 128 more words

Creative Process

PAD: Bury the (Blank)

April is National Poetry Month. I’m celebrating with Writer’s Digest’s Poem a Day Challenge. The last prompt is to write a poem titled Bury the (Blank). 54 more words


Bury the Baby Under the Yew Tree: PAD Chapbook Challenge, Day 30 (!)

There’s no use now in crying.
He’ll be wanting his dinner,
and there are a great many things
to see to, since you’ve been
lying-in and taken ill. 103 more words

Bury the Past

Celebrating National Poetry Month 2015: A Poem a Day Challenge 

Poem a day #30 is a response to prompts from Poetic Asides and NaPoWriMo: 1) Write a “Bury the (blank)” poem, and 2) write a poem backwards. 95 more words



Bury memory
in bones, under earth, breathless
in hardwood embrace.
Close your ears to the echoes;
speak no more of love, once lost.