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A Southern Farmers Market at Poetry X Hunger

While I knew Edge of Humanity would be publishing yesterday’s poem, this one was a surprise. My poem A Southern Farmers Market was just posted to the Poetry X Hunger site. This poem was first published at the Dead Mule … Continue reading

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Blame the Dogs

Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that anthropomorphizes a kind of food. For today’s prompt, write a poem using at least three of the following six words. Or go for extra credit and use all six. … Continue reading

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Grateful for Blueberries

Grateful for Blueberries Blueberry pie may be purplebut it tastes like the bluesummer sky reflectingoff a cold mirror lakein New England. I brace for the shockas flavor soaks my tongueand drown in a sweetthanksgiving. (Another prompt combo: blue and gratitude.)

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My Favorite Season

My Favorite Season It’s not when the leaves turn or the snow falls.It’s not when the flowers bloom or the days are long. It’s when the McRib® is put to bedfor it’s ten month hibernation and the green milkshakes all … Continue reading

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Treasure published at Spillwords

I’m pleased to announce that one of my chocolate holiday poems from Milkshakes and Chilidogs called “Treasure” was reprinted at Spillwords. Here’s your chance to read it, if you don’t own my chapbook. And if you don’t own Milkshakes and … Continue reading

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Leftover Lament

Leftover Lament Here I sitin the backof the fridgewaiting for the sudden lighta distant facea rummaging handthen rapture the lo mein left yesterdaythe pizza box was taken todayI’d rather be consumedthan tossed for slow decay Here— in the backof the … Continue reading

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Last Meal

Last Meal From death rowI want my last mealto be Thanksgiving A crackling brown turkeycarved by my fatherwith a serrated knifemy mother prefersthe tasty dark meatgive me the juicy whitemy brother mixed stuffingwith his bare handsspiced with too much sagelumpy … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Hunting for the Very Best

I was recently interviewed by author and food blogger, Dina Di Maio. We talked about my chapbook, Milkshakes & Chilidogs. Check it out at her blog, Hunting for the Very Best.

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Cooper’s Catch, Kaikoura

For today’s prompt, pick a food, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. It can be a food you love, food you hate, or food you’ve never even tried before. Your poem can be about the … Continue reading

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Milkshakes and Chilidogs Update

The launch party for Milkshakes and Chilidogs will be Tuesday evening, August 22nd, the day after the eclipse. We’ll meet at 7pm in Matthew’s Chocolates where so many of the poems were inspired. If you’re in the area, please join … Continue reading

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