March 26, 2016 from Written Image. 43 poems, and ten photos from the epic Snowstorm of '14 which dropped more snow on the Village of Lancaster in 24 hours than ever before recorded in the lower 48 states.
she leaves her small cloaked scout ship
hovering six miles up
below common flight paths of local airships
yet above flight capacities of most natives
taking a concentrated breath of air
the lana tucks her wings and plummets from the ship's bottom hatch...
despite her training
she is anxious with anticipation
at touching down in uncharted flora
on the surface of another planet...
the opposite of facebook
leaning over snow shovels
the neighbor lady and I chat
and I learn more about the history
of the neighborhood
and the history
of the neighbor lady
July 19, 2015 from Phil Martino, publisher. 170 poems capturing the Pennsic War. Snapshots, memoirs, no-s--t stories. Pavilions, armor, & fighting. Smiles, sighs, & old friends. Come visit.
July 25, 2014 from Written Image Press. Currently a nominee for the Elgin Award, this chapbook contains four poems nominated for the Rhysling Award, and one poem nominated for the Dwarf Star Award.
are forded by logs,
floating bridges leading to bed
(a cinquain for Jennifer Crow)
has feathers and
nine limbs, juggling ancient
vases inscribed with mythical
August 29, 2004 from Written Image Press. Poems of Family, Love, & Marriage edited by Susan Blackley.
through hellfire to
rescue his lady. While
she waited in hell, to give him
December 29, 2003 from Written Image Press. Poems about creators and creating. Edited by Dr. Karen Ehrlich.
The cold colorless reflections
of the sunlight that gives us life.
All our fictions & illusions
tell us Moonlight is Romantic.
What then does that say
May 1996 from Dark Regions Press. Poems of
sleeplessness and alienation. Edited by Bobbi
Sinha-Morey, introduction by David Lunde, art
by Hugo nominee Linda Michaels.
VARIATIONS OF SLEEPING ALONE
I: wrinkled sheets draw pictures of you
II: curled dog murmurs & dreams of six pups
III: the searching hand finds nothing
and it brings relief
IV: her thousandth night alone
she tries again to remember why
V: the skeleton next to him
is light print cotton
VI: he doesn't know where he'll wake. if
there's sunshine & birdsong he won't care
October 20, 1995 from Stone Lightning Press.
Short sharp shocks of poetry. Edited by Scott
Corridors of dance improvise
secure in their lack
of rehearsal or encore.
IN THE MOMENT
smokers clutter loading dock
enjoying fresh spring air