Poem in Valparaiso Poetry Review

We didn’t get out at all this Christmas or New Year’s because I tested positive for Covid, so this poem below, which I wrote reflecting on the winter of 2020 to 21, was actually just as fitting for January of 2023. During the lockdowns I had the joy of writing with an online workshop of…

Reading with Poetry Square

I’m honored to have been invited by Diane Funston, Poet-in-residence at Yubba Sutter Arts and Culture, to read with Cheryl Latif and Julian Mathews in Poetry Square at 7 PM PT (10 PM EST). Please join us, either live or after the event on YouTube here:

Edgar Allan Poe Meets Stevie Nicks

I originally published post this back in February of 2014, but since today is Poe’s birthday, I thought it would be a good time to update some of the information (the old video was a bad link) and sing a song for him again. Although she is a classy, gorgeous woman, I am not sure…

End of the Trail Café

. . . and Recent Publications Though I’ve added some recent publications to the appropriately titled “Publications” page, I haven’t taken the time to individually mention them. Also, I’ve been missing my old habit of recording poems. Usually, it was the poems of others, since my own were out searching for publishers, and to post…

Marie Posnot’s “One is One”

I first shared this back in 2012 during National Poetry Month. I was on my way to NYC to see some of the most beautiful people in the world. So, I shared a poem I love by a native New Yorker. She passed away yesterday, a marvelous poet and teacher who graced this earth for…

Angels & Adultery

My second poetry chapbook: Angels & Adultery was selected by poet Nickole Brown for the Robin Becker Series at Seven Kitchens Press (May, 2018). And I still can’t quite get over it. You can order a copy from Seven Kitchens Press. This is what Nickole had to say about the manuscript: Angels & Adultery opens…