Publications

2021

Up the Staircase Quarterly, “Larks” (forthcoming)

UCity Review, “Poem with a Fairy Tale, Nesting Hawks and Space,” “Poem with Hundreds of Flowers,” “Poem with a Doe and Running in the Park,” “Poem Beginning with a Couplet from Wang Wei,” “Poem with a Stanza for Each Tree in My Yard,” “Away from the Pines for a Week at the Outer Banks” (forthcoming)

2020

Poetry Northwest, “My Love Snakes the Shower Drain to Keep My Feet from Standing Water” (forthcoming)

Verse Daily, “The Lives of My Childhood” (originally published in Cherry Tree)

Tinderbox Poetry Journal, “Why the Names of Flowers” and “Vulture”

Kenyon Review, “Love as a Succession of Absences,” “Poem Beginning with a Line from Claudia Rankine,” “Locusts or Complaint as Protest” (Hear the poems)

RHINO Poetry, “My Mother’s Brown Plaid Drapes”

On the Seawall, “When Someone Says a poem is Masterful” and “Isabel”

Cherry Tree, “The Lives of My Childhood”

Malasaña, “Poem with Winter and New Mattress and Hawk” 

2019

The National Poetry Review, “If Childhood Were According to Berries and Flowers”

Ethel Zine Vol. 3, “Syllables like Leaves or a Small Treatise on Fate” 

Southern Humanities Review, “A Visitor Says Things are Rotting in Durham, NC”

The Baltimore Review, “Tractors”

Parentheses Journal, “How to Function in an Anxious State” and “The Grammar of Gendered Appropriation”

2018

The Greensboro Review, “I want the plainest things”

About Place, “Poem Ending in a Line from C.D. Wright”

Glass: A Journal of Poetry, “Signs”

Poached Hare, five poems including “The Garden of Earthly Delights, I,” “The Garden of Earthly Delights, II” and “Couple in a Floating Peach with an Egret” for Le Spécial Mensuel

storySouth, “Chicken Farming in the Pelican State”

Cotton Xenomorph, Manifesto

Dirty Paws Poetry Review (special feature: Women of the South), “The Virginia Flaggers Erect Another Confederate Flag in the Commonwealth of Virginia”

poems2go, “Dixie Land Delight” and “What Escaped” (reprint from American Poetry Journal)

The Indianapolis Review, “The Grammar of Habit” and “Burr Crown,”

American Poetry Journal, “What Escaped”

The Longleaf Review, “The Pink Duck” and “Dowry of a Nature Explorer”

EcoTheo Review, “Couple With Their Heads Full of Clouds” and “It was a field before it was a battlefield”

Roanoke Review, “Sleeping by an Open Window in October” and “The summer we had lice”

Unbroken Journal, “I Knew a Cop”

Thrush, “The Light Has Always Been Going Down” (Web Weekly Feature at Verse  Daily, March 26, 2018)

The McNeese Review, “Confederate Statues are Falling this Morning” and “This Hour”

The Christian Century, “Hickory Tree”

Cotton Xenomorph, “Even pines have crowns”

2017

UCity Review“This Morning I carry with Me,” “Tantrum,” “Preschool Holiday”

2013

Berfrois, “Rock & Water” and “Sleepers”

2012

St Katherine Review, “In Reference to Stars”

Berfrois, “The Surviving Fairy Tale” and “What is Metaphysics”

ILK Journal, “On Longinus the Sublime and Perhaps Milton’s Blindness” and “It Gives a Lovely Light”

2011

111O, “Diana”

Tipton Poetry Journal, “River”

Flourish Magazine, “Little” and “Crows (reprint)”

Prick of the Spindle, “Oedipus,” “How to Shout..,” “Some Substances…”

Berfrois, “Some koi live for two hundred years”

Rock & Sling, “To the Subjective Thinking Individual” & “Dwarf Cherry Tree”

Spirituality & Health Magazine, “Last Days”

2010

Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry, “The House”

So To Speak, “To Charles Olson”

Ruminate Magazine, “Owls”

The Christian Century, “Cantata”

Divine Dirt Quarterly, “Crows”

The Basilica Review, “Sunflower Variation” & “Annotation for Joyce on Boxing Day”