Selected Works

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Classic Kindergarten Scene.” Allegro Poetry iss. 20 (forthcoming, Spring 2019).

“The Second Offer.” Broad River Review 51 (forthcoming, Spring 2019). [Finalist for the Ron Rash Award in Poetry.]

“Elegy for My Cousin Laura.” Pembroke Magazine 51 (forthcoming, Spring 2019).

“Moving Day.” Pembroke Magazine 51 (forthcoming, Spring 2019).

The Blue Hour.” Ninth Letter (web edition). Winter 2019.

“Sing, Cardinal.” the Aurorean (Fall/Winter 2018): 23.

Geese.” Canary: A Journal of Environmental Crisis (forthcoming 2018).

“I sit in the passenger seat.” Sugar House Review (Winter 2018).

“Rattails.” Poetry East 95 (Fall 2018): 143.

“The Worm.” Poetry East 95 (Fall 2018): 142.

“Superstition.” Tar River Poetry (Fall 2018): 19.

Every night after supper.” Typehouse Literary Magazine Vol. 5.3, Iss. 15 (2018):  10.

The Science Teacher.” Canary: A Journal of Environmental Crisis 42 (Fall 2018).

Hunting Season.” Innisfree Poetry Journal 27 (2018).

Summer Ending.” Innisfree Poetry Journal 27 (2018).

“Crows Siren.” Common Ground Review 20.1 (Spring/Summer 2018): 24.

Day Breaking.” Mud Season Review (2018).

“House Bird.” The Hollins Critic 15.3 (June 2018): 21.

“For Joe, Who Showed Us All.” Salamander 46 (Spring/Summer 2018): 79.

“The Way Home from Meet-the-teacher Night.” The Aurorean 23.1 (Spring/summer 2018): 22.

Roll Call.” Gravel: A Literary Journal (May 2018).

Recess.” Gravel: A Literary Journal (May 2018).

“A Creation Story.” Poet Lore 113.1/2 (Spring/Summer 2018): 49.

Palimpsest.” Cumberland River Review 7.2 (2018).

“Dumping Leaves.” Third Wednesday 9.2 (Spring 2018). [Winner of Third Wednesday‘s 2017 annual poetry contest.] 

“Fire Safety Week.” The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review 27.3 (Fall 2017): 7.

Commercial for a Midlife Crisis.” Crack the Spine Issue 227 (2017). Reprinted in Crack the Spine Anthology Volume 17 (forthcoming, 2018). [Nominated for a 2018 Best of the Net Award.]

“Once by the Atlantic.” Evening Street Review 17 (Autumn 2017):  12.

The Cough.” Word Fountain (Fall/Winter 2017): 29.

The Silence.” Word Fountain (Fall/Winter 2017): 30.

The Last Words of My Neighbor.” Word Fountain (Fall/Winter 2017): 31.

“There should always be two.” Kestrel 37 (2017): 10.

“I’m Sorry.” Third Wednesday (Autumn 2017): 85.

“First Time on the Ice.” Third Wednesday (Autumn 2017): 68.

“November Weather Spell.” The Comstock Review 31.1 (Spring/Summer 2017): 20.

“Some Elsie.” Flint Hills Review 22 (2017): 98.

Lion Dream.” Cider Press Review 19.2 (2017).

“Supply Chain.” 3Elements Review Issue 15 (summer 2017): 14.

“The Garden.” Chiron Review 107 (Spring 2017): 59.

“The Shell.” Blueline 38 (2017): 71.

“Things Like This Happen.” Rust + Moth (summer 2017). Reprinted in Rusted Moth (Summer 2017): 26.

“What Killed the Cat?” Rust + Moth (summer 2017). Reprinted in Rusted Moth (Summer 2017): 27.

“The Wind.” Albatross (January 2017): 17.

“Return to the Country.” San Pedro River Review 9.1 (Spring 2017): 70.

“The Art of Writhing.” Pembroke Magazine. 49 (2017): 17.

“Morning Love Song.” Tule Review (2017): 21.

“The Optimist.” Off the Coast (Fall 2016): 38.

“Mother Love.” Third Wednesday 9.4 (Fall 2016): 28.

Cicadas.” About Place Journal (October 2016).

“The Last Light of Dusk.” Pennsylvania English (forthcoming, 2016).

“Fine Work.” Pennsylvania English (forthcoming, 2016).

Woman at the Automat.” Glassworks (Iss. 13, Fall 2016): 56.

Clarinet Man.” Glassworks (Iss. 13, Fall 2016): 54.

“Frozen Fields.” Common Ground Review 18.1 (Spring/Summer 2016): 32.

“The Installer.” Chiron Review (Summer 2016).

Once Each Year We’d See Them Dance.” Philadelphia Stories (Summer 2016).

Green Fire.” Spillway. 24 (Summer 2016). 20.

“Expecting.” the Aurorean 21.1 (Spring/Summer 2016): 55.

“Just War.” the Aurorean 21.1 (Spring/Summer 2016): 54.

Confrontation.” Conclave. (“Writing for Change issue,” Spring 2016): 9-10.

“The Seamstress.” Conclave. (“Writing for Change issue,” Spring 2016): 23.

Pastoral.” Kudzu House Quarterly 5.4 (Winter Solstice Issue 2015). Reprinted in Kudzu House Quarterly Print Volume 5 (2015): 167.

Two Does.” Kudzu House Quarterly 5.4 (Winter Solstice Issue 2015). Reprinted in Kudzu House Quarterly Print Volume 5 (2015): 167.

How I Learned My Future Wife Liked Jane Austen.” Allegro Poetry (Iss.8, Spr. 2016).

An Empty Playground.” Apeiron Review (Winter/Spring 2016).

“Outhouse.” Straight Forward Poetry (December 2015).

“Raccoon.” Third Wednesday (Fall 2015): 18.

“Suburban Scene.” Third Wednesday (Fall 2015): 16.

“Silver Birch in Spring.” Straylight 9.1 (Spring 2015): 80.

“Autumnal Mourning.” The Meadow (2012): 101.

“Service Record.” The Chaffin Review (2011): 46.

“Day Poet.” The WestWard Quarterly (Spring 2011): 8.

“A Simple Ratio.” The Laconic 1 (Spring 2010). 16.

“After an Ice Storm.” Plain Spoke 4.1 (Spring 2010): 31.

“At Home, on an Autumn Evening.” the Aurorean 12.2 (Fall/Winter 2007-2008): 34.