Poetry

From Prose to Poetry and Back

‘m sad that I’m not participating in the poem-a-day madness of National Poetry Month. That’s what pulled me into a poetry last year. I hoped to discover new ways to bring music and imagery into my prose, never thinking I’d fall in love with writing and reading poetry itself (something I’d always avoided)….

Another Bovine Poem Finds a Home

The High Desert Journal has accepted another poem of mine, this time for Issue 11 of their print journal, due out in April. Although it doesn’t focus exclusively on cows, my sestina, “Now That I’ve Moved Inland,” does feature them in every stanza….

Another Poem Finds a Home

I had my first poem published in January and am proud to announce that another poem, “What the Photo Shows,” has been accepted for publication….

How I Grabbed My Poetry Career by the Horns

I’m honored that my first poem ever to be published — “In the Flat Field” — is in The High Desert Journal. It’s a fabulous regional publication that showcases writing rooted in the Interior West of North America….