Monday, September 12, 2016

(Bumped from the bustling break room)

Bumped from the bustling break room / and relegated to the restroom, I wash my coffee mug in the bathroom sink / as my co-worker soils her toilet bowl.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

My One Wild and Precious Life on Art Friday

I just learned that my poem "My One Wild and Precious Life" was recently published on New Direction's Art Friday blog.  Check it out here!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

(The scent of your perfume)

The scent of your perfume
lingered on my shirt
long after we said goodbye.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Happy Independence Day!


the cardinal
sounding off
like the Fourth of July

with gratitude to Rebecca J. Davenport for a spectacular ending

Thursday, June 30, 2016

(It sounds like his throat)

It sounds like his throat
is filled with gravy.
Instinctively, I coughed in sympathy.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

(He filled the foyer)

He filled the foyer
with a fart and turned his back
to me and his funk.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

(It took me 12 years)

It took me 12 years
to realize that he has
a stutter.  Stunner!