Check out some of my online published poems.

Only What I Can Do chosen from my chapbook by Garrison Keillor for the Writer’s Almanac

Barb and Dori, and Dori: Mid-Life, published at Words’ Worth Poetry Readings, The official poetry program of the Seattle City Council, site. I read these 2 poems at the April 9, 2008 Culture, Civil Right, Health, and Personnel Committee Meeting. Watch the video from this series of readers.

The Wrong Funeral in the former online journal Writers Hood, where it was Poem of the Month July 2003

In the Evening & A Poem in Twenty Lines in Pirene’s Fountain Issue theme: Passion of the Pen

Out The Window in The Smoking Poet

What Did the News Say About a Vacation? in Qarrtsiluni Issue Theme: The Economy

Airport Security in Riverbabble

I Don’t Want to Write a Poem About Costco in Blossombones

Other Worlds (Ellis Island) Inside You & Living in a Giant Toad in Outward Link

Borderlines & we carry our dead in Arabesques Review Colors Issue

We Say Stop in The Election Anthology: While the He/art Pants (Poetic Responses to the 2008 Election)

Learning to Travel in Literary Bohemian

Truth, Late Blooms, a Poetry Postcard Series, Honorable Mention

Chevy Impala ’60 & My Brave Lynx in Chicken Pinata

You Will Not Bring Home Jesus Christ in Gemini Magazine

Ice Storm, Early 1950s in Hot Metal Press

Toxic Cylinder in Qarrtsiluni Issue Theme: Words of Power (this poem has strong language)

Four poems: Sulfur Cravings in the Dead of Winter, She Dies For, Roast Egg, The Grounding Root, in Future Earth Magazine, Volume 3 Part 1, Theme: Food: Hunger & Satiety (PDF download)

Insidious Map of Understanding in Inertia MagazineIssue 8

Two poems: The Blues (an ekaphric poem based on Romane Beardon’s work), and Snared in Riverbabble #16.

One of the Many published online at Qarrtsiluni in their issue themed: The Crowd. This issue was zapped as one of the best journals on the internet in the blog The Best American Poetry (October 21, 2010).

Stonewall published on November 30, 2010 in Qarrtsiluni‘s Crowd issue; a persona poem dedicated to those brave men who started the gay revolution when they were outraged by a police raid while mourning Judy Garland’s death.

St. Mark’s Place Brother published online Fall 2010 Issue in Redheaded Stepchild, a home for rejected poems.

Teenage Nights published online in Cliterature, in their issue with the theme Appetite.

Moving Day and Twisted Gut Desire in Cliterature, in their issue with the theme Blood.

Sex Pays, [I couldn’t not notice: Lack of Lust.], and What She Wants, published in the first issue of Menacing Hedge (with recorded poems!).

Honor in Flames published in Gutter Eloquence.

Ginsberg, Like You, I Feel the Pull published in Qarrtsiluni.

truth in plain song, published in the Red Headed Stepchild Magazine.

Challenges to Ars Poetica, published in Snow Monkey.

Face to Face with Audre Lorde published on The Far Field, created by the Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken.

Sexual Revolution published as poem # 2 on HIV Here & Now.

Istanbul Secrets won 2nd Prize in the InterBoards June 2015 contest, judged blind by Lesley Wheeler.

“At the Edge of Extreme Kink” & “The Damage of Objectification,” and “On Guard” published online in Anti-Heroin Chic Magazine.

“Traveling Together” Riverbabble 29

[In my fairy tale life], published in the Summer 2016 issue of River & South Review.

Ass Politics,” published in The Seattle Review of Books.

Video recording of my reading at C&P Coffeehouse in West Seattle in March 2016. Selections from No Father Can Save Her and from truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS (before it was published).


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