Poems

“Give me back / my heart, beautiful bird. Mistake me for an open window.”

— from “Bird Chooses to Make a Habitat of Heart”


“ad perficiendum”
Impossible Archetype, no. 11, 31 Mar 2022


“Pangaea Proxima,” “Panthalassa,” & “Juniper Tree, Boy and Bird”
Adult Children: Being One, Having One & What Goes In-Between (Wising Up Press), 01 Jan 2022


Book cover for Adult Children: Being One, Having One & What Goes In-Between, a Wising Up Anthology, with a blue background and an image of art on a wall with a nude woman and the text "No sooner had you created me than I cased to be yours"
List of Impossible Archetype Issue 8 poets under journal logo, release date, and URL

“I Can’t Explain Love or Loss if the Only Language I Have is Geology or What I Watch on YouTube”
Impossible Archetype, no. 10, 30 Aug 2021

Word (KJZZ 91.5 FM), season 6, episode 7, “Seasons endings bring reflection and a look forward.” Hosted by Tom Maxedon. 01 Jan 2022


“Bird Chooses to Make a Habitat of Heart”
Impossible Archetype, no. 9, 29 Mar 2021

Nominated: Pushcart Prize

Word (KJZZ 91.5 FM), season 5, episode 4, “National Poetry Month Part 1—The Tucson Episode.” Hosted by Tom Maxedon. 01 Apr 2021

2021 Tucson Poetry Festival Open Mic, YouTube, 18 Apr 2021


Various Poems

Finalist: 2021 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards


In Which I Invent a Man
Impossible Archetype, no. 8, 31 Aug 2020

Nominated: Pushcart Prize


“In a Mirror, Dimming”
Eye to the Telescope, no. 37 “The Sex Issue” (Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association), 15 Jul 2020

Nominated: Pushcart Prize


Screen shot of table of contents of Issue 37 of online journal Eye to the Telescope
Screen shot of table of contents of Issue 36 of online journal Eye to the Telescope
List of Impossible Archetype Issue 7 poets under journal logo, release date, and URL
HiRISE image ESP_057978_1875 Athabasca Valles distributary showing lava flows originating from Elysium Mons to the northwest

“Witch House”
Eye to the Telescope, no. 36 “House & Home” (Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association), 15 Apr 2020

Nominated: Pushcart Prize


“Passage”
Impossible Archetype, no. 7, 30 Mar 2020

Nominated: Pushcart Prize


Various Poems
Semi-Finalist: 2020 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards


“Elysium to Lethe Through Athabasca Valles”
posted on Twitter (HiRISE MarsPoetica), 06 Nov 2019


[Aliens are here]
Star*Line, vol. 42, no. 4 (Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association), Fall 2019


Journal cover of Star*Line 42.4 Fall 2019 with large Lovecraftian monster attacking soldiers in a row boat
List of Impossible Archetype Issue 6 poets under journal logo, release date, and URL
List of Impossible Archetype Issue 5 poets under journal logo, release date, and URL

Various Poems

Shortlisted: Shadow Award 2019 (The Molotov Cocktail), 20 Sept 2019


“November in Portland”
Impossible Archetype, no. 6, 26 Aug 2019

Nominated: Pushcart Prize


“Distraction”
Impossible Archetype, no. 5, 25 Mar 2019


Various Poems
Semi-Finalist: 2019 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards


“Coward’s Unsent Query Letter Including Chapter Summary of Memoir Not Written”
3rd Place: 2018 “Write-to-Read” Contest (The Writers Studio Tucson)


“Foolishly into the Ocean”
self-published, 07 Aug 2018


“a haunting” & “Annular Eclipse”
Manzano Mountain Review, no. 2, 01 May 2018


“Nervous Bambi”
Impossible Archetype, no. 3, 19 Mar 2018


List of Impossible Archetype Issue 3 poets and contents under journal logo, release date, and URL
Cover of The Laurel Review 50.2
Partial solar eclipse through the shadows of leaves on pavement at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona on August 21, 2017

Various Poems
Finalist: 2018 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards


“These Are the Animals You May Eat”
1st Place: 2017 “Write-to-Read” Contest (The Writers Studio Tucson), selected by Ted McLoof


“My Unbelievable Man”
The Laurel Review, vol. 50, no. 2, 10 October 2017


“Looking Ahead”
self-published, 21 Aug 2017


“Roadside Freak Show”
Impossible Archetype, no. 2, 21 Aug 2017


List of Impossible Archetype Issue 2 poets and contents under journal logo, release date, and URL
Black Background
Link to poem "A poem constructed at the University of Arizona Poetry Center" and image of poem on a postcard

“Condemn”
self-published, 13 Aug 2017


“Various Poems”
Hattie Locket Awards 2014 Winner (The University of Arizona), selected by Karen Brennan


“A poem constructed at the University of Arizona Poetry Center”
self-published on Hi, 17 July 2013