Publishing Credits


COMING SOON “Cancer Lyric R” and “Cancer Lyric V,” Thimble Literary Magazine, Issue 4 || read online “Cancer Lyric J” and “Your Spider Web Touch,” The Dandelion Review. || read online “Ideation into Art,” Drunk Monkeys.


“Sun & Moon,” Peeking Cat Anthology 2018, United Kingdom || order online reprints of “I keep pecking at the eggshell of this world,”  “An aquarium frightens me more than the ocean,” “Backfired,” “Down to the nub,” “Roll Tape,” and “Acrophobia.” The Stray Branch, Fall/Winter 2018. || read online “Separation,” Picaroon Poetry Issue 13|| read online “Conversation” and reprint of “A Sunrise Buzz” Peach Velvet Mag Summer ’18 zine || read online reprint of “Thinly Veiled,” Chantarelle’s Notebook, July 24, 2018.|| read online reprints of “I’m milking venom from my memory” and “No obvious signs of injury” Datura Literary Journal, Inaugural Issue 0, July 2018 . || read online “Irony,” “Cancer Lyric E,” and “Seeing Red” Scryptic Magazine of Alternative Art, Issue 2.1|| read online reprint of “Totaled,” Highland Park Poetry‘s Summer Muses’ Gallery and a printed publication of the poem in a collection, Coffee, Tea & Other Beverages || read online  “Cancer Lyric D,” Free Library of the Internet Void Collection II: Pay Your Fines, || order online reprint of “Avowed,” The Blue Nib Anthology 1|| read online “Cancer Lyric I,” Impossible Archetype, Dublin, Ireland, Issue 3|| read online reprints of “Acrophobia”, “Backfired” and “Labyrinth” Down in the Dirt magazine v155, 3/1/18 ||read online “I never seek middle ground” and “Cancer Lyric F,” Five:2:One Magazine #thesideshow, Feb. 23, 2018 || order online  “Night Vision,” “Addictions,” “Past the Last Call,” and “I want to be on the lips of poets,” Ramingo’s Porch, Issue #2, “Love, Spring & Revolution.”|| read online “Eulogy,” “Cancer Lyric K,” and “Gerascophobia,” Fourth and Sycamore, Feb. 1, 2018||read online “Exploits,” Free Lit Magazine, “Bildungsroman” Issue, 1/23/18 || read online reprints of “Congratulations,” “Tipsy,” and “Smoke Signals from Hell,” On Possibility Poems, 1/21/18||read online “Uncertainty,” Memoryhouse Magazine, “Wander” issue, Winter 2018. || “Night Wanderer” Paper and Ink Zine, UK.


“Cancer Lyric A” Third Wednesday, December issue, Vol. XI., No. 1 ||  read online “Trick Candles,” “Slurred,” “Set List,” “Death and Other Consequences,” and “Certainty” The Blue Nib ||  read online “Avowed,” “From a Distance,” “A life vicariously lived,” “One decadent decade of destruction,” and “Cancer Lyric B,” The Blue Nib || read online “We belong in Verona” River Poets Journal 2017 Special Edition, “Windows” July 2017 || read online “The Wilderness” Oddball Magazine May 24, 2017 || order online “But I am a poet” FIVE:2:ONE magazine, issue 16, May 2017 || read online “I’m Usually Found To Be in Poor Taste” – March 27, read online  “Trade-off” – April 17,  read online “Life on the Fringes” – May 15 read online “Only This” – June 5 Piker Press  || order online  “Cure?” Solidago Journal, Spring 2017 Issue || read online “Patience,” The Wild Word, Issue 14: The Rules of the Game, Berlin, Germany|| read online “A Sunrise Buzz,” “I always have the right words at the wrong time,” and “Fleeting,” Free Lit Magazine, Time Issue, Mar 17, 2017||order online “The Last Word,” “Cut the Cord” and “High and Higher” Culture Cult Magazine, India. || read online “Post Traumatically Stressed Democrat,” “Pay Keen and Close Attention,” and “We never find what we seek,” Scarlet Leaf Review, March 15, 2017 || order online “Maybe the stars have mythical names / for our street lights,” “I’ve never written /  weapons grade poetry,” and reprint of “Tonight I Believe,” Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands, Shabda Press.


read online “Just Drive” ELSiEiSY December 1, 2016 || read online “Closing the Book” ELSiEiSY October 11, 2016 || read online “On the Subject of You,” Lost River Issue 1. || read online “To shed the shadow,” “Pale Garbage with a Habit,” and “My grief is water” Black Napkin Press || “Smoke Signals from Hell,” “12:27 am,” and “Congratulations,” Section 8 Magazine ||  read online “Invasion,” “Rib Cage,” and “To better suit you and comply,” Sweater Weather Magazine, Issue 2  || “Are You Making Your Mark,” “Tipsy,” and “With Blue Eyes,” Yellow Chair Review, Issue 8, September 2016 || “S.O.S”, “I Have A Friend,” and “Baptized,” The Grated || read online “I’m as dark / as the dreams of a demon,” “You wander around,” “I love most / people who are ferociously flawed,” and “Self-perception,” Inwood Indiana. || read online “The Red Eye Poems,” “I always answer,” and “Could I sleep you off?” Syzygy, Vol. 1, Issue 3 ||  “Half-Life” WISH: Walking is Still Honest Press || order online “Tsunami” and “Useless Gardening” The Magnitizdat Literary || read online “Backfired” The Bitchin’ Kitsch, May issue.  || “She is dreaming” and “I’ve smuggled my love for you,” Children of Orpheus Anthology, Subterranean Blue Poetry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  || read online “Birthright” Crab Fat Magazine. ||”Roll Tape,” Poems for All #1402.  || “The Lone Flower” Arrow Magazine, Bloom Issue, May 5, 2106|| “Finding Beauty in the Broken” Guardian Witness, World Poetry Day, UK || read online “Carved in Braille,” The Literary Nest, Spring 2016 || read online “I guess I was just a habit” Haiku Universe, April 4, 2016 || read online “On Drunk Dialing an Ex” and “This Is/Isn’t a Love Poem,” Rat’s Ass Review Love & Ensuing Madness, April 2, 2016. || read online “The Struggle,” “Line breaks,” and “No one’s Scars Ever MatchI am not a silent poet || read online “Things Left Unsaid” (reprint of “four days ago”) Silver Birch Press, My Mane Memories, March 13, 2016. ||  order online “When you leave, how will you stay?”, “We cry with our first breath” and “A death row demonstration,” East Jasmine Review, March 2016. || order online reprint of “Loneliness,” Yellow Chair Review 2015 Anthology. ||  read online “When you sway an opinion,” The Voices Project, January 20, 2016.


read online “You’re embedded in my thoughts,” Poetry Life & Times, December 19, 2015. || order online “One person, one hundred perceptions,” “My sanity is on the lam,” and “I’m a coin without value,” NOUS No. 6, Worlds Apart issue, Dec. 2015,  Manchester, England. || read online “I crave you,” “Love is a willingness to walk,” “Your kiss was arson, your words the accelerant,and “Love renders muscles irrelevant,” Words Surfacing, Issue 1.1 || read online “She said it must be lonely,” winner, Rock the Chair Contest, October 11, 2015, Yellow Chair Review. || “An echo of myself,” “I will not fade like cheap cologne,” “Passion,” “Poets owe the world a forest,” and “You say I have the wanderlust,” Writing Raw, October 2015 issue. ||   read online “Pretend Death mailed you a final notice,” Literary Yard, September 29, 2015, Delhi, India. || read online “I am the sum of my parents” Muses’ Gallery, Highland Park Poetry, Autumn 2015.|| read online “I’m milking venom from my memories,” Mad Swirl, August 29, 2015 || “I want to tie a string to anchored star and slip down,” Yellow Chair Review, Issue 3. || read online  “My emotions are never implied,” The Bitchin’ Kitsch, August 2015. || read online “Give me whiteout and amnesia,” #thesideshow, Five 2 One, July 13, 2015. || read online “My guardian demons encircle me,” Cloudy Cephalopod, July 7, 2015. || read online “I keep pecking at the eggshell of this world,” and “I switch addictions,” Oddball Magazine, June 9, 2015. || “Our woven bodies,” international online Lit Bulb Festival, Day 8, Adelaide, South Australia. || “You can only avoid yourself,” Metaphor Magazine, Issue 3. || “An aquarium frightens me more than the ocean” and “Wearing down the divide,” Pacific Review, Vivarium issue. || order online “no obvious sign of injury,” “My reckless joyride and your aimless meandering,” “I will never crash and burn,” and reprints of “We are the short candles” and “I am always smoldering,” mgversion2>datura, Issue 80, “I’m on Fire” theme, Le Reposoir, France. || “A penny for your thoughts” and “you say you’ll love me forever,” Indian Summer Quarterly, Spring 2015 issue. || read online  “The life of a poet,” The Bitchin’ Kitsch, April issue. || read online “I’m pulling petals,” Kind of a Hurricane Press, Petals in the Pan anthology, Flowers and/or Dust theme. ||”I sat in the stillness,” The Avalon Literary Review, Spring 2015. || “You caught this predator” and “You won’t even let me have my scars,” River Poets Journal, National Poetry Month 2015 Pocket Poems || “The stars bloom,” Thirteen Myna Birds, March 28, 2015. ||  order online  “Once in desperation,” Snapdragon, March issue. ||”On a morning that twisted playfully,” “Ambien Ativan Bottle of Wine,” and reprints of “She finds strength in my stumbles,” watch online (text of poem starts at 1:30 seconds) “Strangled by the hands of time,” and “The languishing burn,” The Poetry Storehouse. || “Something pitted,” Deep Water Literary, 2015-Issue 1, “Conflict” theme, Cork, Ireland. || read online “It’s always one more,” The Gambler, “House Wins” issue, Jan. 2015.


“Bravery trumps reason,” The Milo Review, Winter 2014, Vol.2, Issue 4.  || “I’m searching for something,” “The carpentry of a kiss,” “To finally and fully embrace a demon,” “Vandalism,” “Your death was a heavy door,” Baseline Literary & Art Magazine, Winter 2014, Issue 1  ||  read online “I was not designed for longevity,” Beakful, December 14, 2014 ||  read online “She finds strength in my stumbles,” “When it’s the end,” “You drift into my dreams,” “strangled by the hands of time,” and “The languishing burn,” Snapping Twig. || “Luck and Wishes,” VENDING MACHINE: Poetry for Change vol. 5, benefiting Poetic Provisions Food-Drive,The Poet’s Haven. || read online “Night is lifting out,”  Mad Swirl, Nov. 28, 2014. || read online “It’s always happy hour / when you’re sad,” The Miscreant, Issue 2. || read online “A mother’s beaming face,” The Rainbow Journal, Issue 6, Dawn theme. || “When you need the words,” “The priceless poet,” and “I will mourn you,” The Blue Hour, Nov. 2, 2014 || order online“You must think I’m a goldfish,” “I was barely grown,”  “The captain / goes down with the ship,” and reprints of seven other poems, Not Dead Yet: An Anthology of Survivor Poetry, Penhall Publishing ||read online “I’m still a little dizzy,” Kind of a Hurricane PressLife is a Rollercoaster, Amusement park theme, October 2014. || “My ship in a bottle” and “When passion proves to be a penniless pursuit,” Walking is Still Honest, October 9, 2014  || read online “Breaking ground,” Bird’s Thumb. || read online “Exploratory Surgery” and “You’ve finally trampled me,” Muddy River Poetry Review, #11, Fall 2014 Issue. || read online “Words sliding down my throat,” Dirty Chai Issue 3, Spring/Summer 2014. || order online “Down to the nub” and “Does it get any better than this,” Too Much: An Anthology About Excess, Unknown Press.  || order online “When I’m gone,” HeadSpace Magazine, Dublin, Ireland, Issue 3. || “Your cloudy language,” Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Athens, Greece, Issue 11.||  “A broken home,” “Your desperate heart,” and “A pill popped,” The Bitchin’ Kitsch, July, August, & September 2014 issues || read online  “I’m always out of line,” “She said I had a choice,” and “Who I thought I was,” When Women Waken, “Knowing” issue, Summer 2014. || read online “No one’s life is ever cut short,” Kind of a Hurricane Press, Tic Toc Anthology, “Time” theme. || read online “Under the microscope of self-pity,” Beakful, Le Reposoir, France, June 9, 2014. ||  read online “When I needed traction the most” One Sentence Poems, May 22, 2014.  || read online “I’m picking up the trail,” Southern Pacific Review, Chile, May issue. || read online “Four days ago,” “She wants to break me,” “I was in a relationship when we met,” and reprint of “If you love me, you will suffer,” The Legendary, May 2014, Issue 43. || read online  “She’s a pure personality,” “Have you ever killed a chorus of candles,” and “The long distance call to you,” Brickplight, May 2014 issue. || “Your invisible love” The Path, “A Night To Remember” theme. || read online “Life had lost its luster,” “My thirst extends past water and whiskey” and “Poetry is passing away,” Bone Orchard Poetry, Ireland, April 2014. || read online reprint of “You were never meant to be,” Bohemia Journal, “Confessions and Little White Lies” theme, February 2014.||  read online “We are the short candles,”  Crescent Magazine, “Heritage” theme, Winter 2014 issue. || “I’m ready to give out,” “Interrupting the dark,” “My love for you,” and “Exposed,” Deep Water Literary Journal, Cape Town, South Africa & Cork, Ireland, “Loss” theme, 2014 Issue 1.||  “I slid into this world,” “My fear of heights,” and “You cannot kill a poet,” Thirteen Myna Birds, January 2014 . || “To all concerned women” and “Let’s pull the pretension / out of poetry,” The Rain, Party & Disaster Society, January 2014 issue. || read online “Write with ego / edit with humility,” “You were never meant to be,” and “Nearly every lover,” The Lake, United Kingdom, January 2014 issue.


read online “I am always smoldering,” Bitterzoet, December/January issue. || order online “sitting and drinking,” NewTown Writers, Off the Rocks Anthology, Number 17, “subtext” theme. || read online “11:13 AM” and “You brake at green lights,” Gemini Magazine, December 2013. || read online “Have you ever watched a sunflower,” “I speak of you” and “I’m always waiting,” Vayavya, New Delhi, India, Winter 2013 issue. || read online “If I am that born poet / you speak of” The MOON magazine, “Giving Birth” theme, December 2013. || read online “Here I am again,” “I love to pour a full bottle,” “A woman / like a swallow’s throat,” and “I am not myself today,” and reprints of “Death finishes the job everytime” and “Tonight I believe,” Verity La, Canberra, Australia, Oct 26, 2013. || read online “Life’s ever moving” Sanity Not Guaranteed, Issue 1, Fall 2013. || read online “Today I fished,” TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism, “Animal Instincts” Issue, Oct. 2013. || “Your dusty tongue,” “Most children have invisible friends,” and “All poets wear masks,” Thirteen Myna Birds, October 2013. || read online “I blew you a kiss,” Star 82 Review , Issue 1.3. || “Tonight I prefer” and “Nature fucked me,” Rock Bottom Journal, Issue 2, Sept. 2013. || “drifting out of the fog,” “Most people learn from their mistakes,” “3 AM,” “Every poem is a telescope,” and “If you love me, you will suffer,” FIVE Poetry Magazine, Poet Showcase, Vol. 1 No. 2. || “Your childish promises,” “Tonight I believe,” “she whispers in my ear about passion,” and “today I’m, cutting loose,” Subterranean Quarterly, Summer 2013. || read online “You were one of those / measure twice / cut once / kind of people,” Clutching at Straws, May 31, 2013. || read online “My brother informs me,” Gloom Cupboard, Poetry Issue #151, April 30, 2013. || “we are all enslaved” and “I want to be / thinly veiled,” Milk Sugar, Issue 17, February/March 2013. || “Death finishes the job every time,” “compilations,” “my lover is a tree,” and “If I remember correctly,” Skin to Skin: The Art of the Lesbian, Issue 01. || read online “You said you love me / unconditionally,” Gutter Eloquence Magazine, Issue 25, January 2013.


read online “You’ve been gone for twelve years,” Mused: BellaOnline Literary Review, Winter 2012. || read online “I miss most of you” and “when it comes for you,” Full of Crow Poetry, October 2012. || order online “How could I / have been so / sculpted / and baked,” RiverLit, No. 8. || read online “the sleeping awake,” The Diverse Arts Project Journal, Fall 2012 (FIRST PUBLICATION). || order online “stuck in a web,” Sinister Wisdom Issue 87, tribute to Adrienne Rich. (FIRST ACCEPTANCE).



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