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Submit to Five Quarterly, and to Me!

Since 2012, Five Quarterly has been publishing exciting works of fiction and poetry by emerging writers in issues culled by guest editors. I am happy to share that I will be one such guest editor for their upcoming October issue. They are currently taking submissions, so submit away. It will be an honor to read your […]

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The Open Dishwasher

  Today, you fell face first into the open dishwasher   One plastic prong bruised your nose Another gave you your first black eye   I rushed to cradle you And sing your falling down song   Then I took you outside to show you The birds, the lizards The cloudless blue sky And the […]

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Yellow Tomatoes

Thrilled that VerseWrights published my poem “Yellow Tomatoes” this month!   I once thought I could know anything The death knowledge of the Buddha The clarifying call of Gabriel Former lives and abetting suns That enthrall worlds more able than mine I too never doubted my time supply To be the daughter of the dying […]

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Final Poem by May’s Poet of the Month

It Amazes Me How I Heart the Hazy Art I tried to maintain straightfacedness “Photography.. Is  taking  paintings’  places At our public art palaces.” Said a sad man in line, up ahead, “Imaginably.. Detail  has its beauty..but the thing Is..A twin image is less interesting.” This made me mention McLuhan, Not the man, but the […]

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