Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Dark Sire

Poetry’s not all rainbows and spring. The Dark Sire is an online literary magazine for poetry and short fiction in the fantasy, Gothic and horror genres and their Issue #2 is out and it includes one of my poems!

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Best Intentions

  Best Intentions Doc says I should eat better, exercise more. I know. I know. He asks if I remember what we talked about last time. I scour my crusted memory but these exams blur together like a field of … Continue reading

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Practice Fire in the Gyroscope Review

I’m proud to announce that my poem Practice Fire has been included in the Winter 2020 edition of the Gyroscope Review. You can download a free PDF but you’ll want to buy a paper or electronic copy because poetry.  

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Online Dating Haiku

Mining for true gold in online personal ads all I find — pyrite (from the Monday Living Poetry Prompt)

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Seven Steps to Writing a Poem

Seven Steps to Writing a Poem Wait one hour after the sun sets. Light two candles, left and right. If your three muses are hanging around send them home. They’ve done their job, now they’re just a distraction. Four mood, … Continue reading

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