Poetry

“Maple Keys and Ducklings”, “Laureates’ Choice” winner in the 2022 Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest–all the winning sonnets are in a flip-book here; a video of readings of all the winning sonnets is here (my reading starts at 14:21).

“Sentient Poem”, in Topical Poetry (July 3, 2022).

Two Poems: “On Two Reflections of Narcissus as Vampire” and “On Cézanne’s Successive Versions of ‘The Card Players'”, in Shot Glass Journal 37 (May 2022).

On the Ducks Who Are People and the Ducks Who Are Ducks”, in Rust and Moth (Spring 2022).

“Shevchenko, Shot in the Head”, Poets Respond, Rattle (Apr. 12, 2022).

“Sestina on a Winter Night”, in Anti-Heroin Chic (Apr. 4, 2022).

Three poems: “There Was No Light Left On Above the Door”, “Words Fail Me”, and “Desire Arrives to Rhyme with Fire”, in Grand Little Things (March 20, 2022).

“On Getting Your Ducks in a Row”, Rattle Ekphrastic Challenge Editor’s Choice for October 2021.

“A Two-Faced Kitten, and Other Freaks of Nature”, winner of the 2020 FreeFall poetry contest, in Freefall 31:2 (Fall 2021); hear it read in the issue launch video here.

“Silhouette”, “Taken”, and “Drawing Good”, in Orchards Poetry Journal (Summer 2021) [PDF].

Two poems: “On the Time We Found a Three-Legged Blanding’s Turtle” and “A Certain Bird”, in Sparks of Calliope (June 7, 2021).

“The Snow Rose”, in 50 Haikus (May 2021).

“Not Another Poem About Herons!”, in The Daily Drunk (Apr. 22, 2021).

“But You Know That, Don’t You”, in Denmark: An Eyes Wide Shut Anthology, edited by Kristin Garth, hosted by The Daily Drunk (Apr. 2021).

Five poems: “Glacial Erratic”, “Spawned-Out Salmon”, “On Once Seeing Something Strange”, “Glint”, and “On the Emissaries from Queen’s University”, in Talking About Strawberries All of the Time (Apr. 6, 2021).

“On Plato’s Phaedrus 229″, in Cypress (Apr. 2, 2021) (also shortlisted for the 2020 Malahat Review Far Horizons contest).

“Villanelle for Lost Time”, in Anti-Heroin Chic (Jan. 31, 2021).

Three poems: “Winter Ducks”, “Carpenter Ants”, and “Surprise Flight”, in Jam & Sand (Dec. 31, 2020), archived here.

“A Group of Seven Norway Spruce”, in The Ekphrastic Review (Dec. 24, 2020).

“Award-Winning Poem”, in The Daily Drunk (Dec. 12, 2020).

“Eyewalls”, in Juniper: A Poetry Journal 4:2 (Fall 2020).

“A Little Rain” and “On Wanting to Write a Funny Poem About the Headline ‘What Happens if Trump Loses but Refuses to Concede?'”, in Rat’s Ass Review (Winter 2020).

“Yes, I Kicked a Groundhog in the Butt Once”, in The New Quarterly 156 (Fall 2020) (longlisted for the 2020 Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest; subject of this “Finding the Form” TNQ blog post).

“Epiphany”, in Umbrella (Winter 2019).