Poems & Videos

Poems & Videos

Check out some of my online published poems, newer publications are at the bottom of this list! Tet

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.

VIDEO of my poem “Stonewall,” posted on Vimeo! (More videos linked below.)

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

Three poems from my book No Father Can Save Her published in Christine Nyguen’s blog “A Wish For The Sky” in her blog tour of “Couplets,” where she responds with a Haiku to each poem! Here you find my poems: “Teaspoons,” “Ideal Childhood Except for Hodgkins Cancer,” and “All I Want” matched with her wonderful work! (April 23, 2012)

truth in plain song, published in the Red Headed Stepchild Magazine (12/4/12)

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

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)

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

Green Witch with AIDS,” published online at HIV Here & Now, and will be featured in their upcoming anthology. This poem also appeared in The Unprecedented Review

Ass Politics,” published in The Seattle Review of Books

Sarcoma Scourge,” published in the Paddock Review

Mess,” published on Twitter with a fun GIF from Starwars, to read the poem go to Philosophical Idiot

VIDEO of my poem “Larks” (Vimeo link, videos I make are also on You Tube)

VIDEO of my poem “Glints of Crystal”

VIDEO of my poem “Twisted Gut Desire”

VIDEO I read “Methadone Wanderer” from Case Walking & 3 poems from truth be bold for my friend & poet Don Yorty in NYC

Miracle Meds” published online on HIV Here & Now on November 4, 2017

At The Table” published online at Writing In A Woman’s Voice on November 26, 2017

Ancestor Grounds” published online at Writing In A Woman’s Voice on December 2, 2017

Walking Istanbul published online at Bosphorus Review in January 2018.

Questions of Enough” published online at Writing In A Woman’s Voice on January 18, 2018

Trumpet Song for Father” published online at Writing In A Woman’s Voice on January 19, 2018

Lil’ Tee” published online at Poetry Breakfast on January 22, 2018.

The Call to the Common Woman” published online at the Feminist Collective on Februray 25, 2018

The Unfinished Child” published online at The Bees Are Dead Webzine on February 26, 2018

This Thing, Love: A Hole” published online at Spillwords on March 5, 2018

Ordinary Essentials” published online at Seattle Review of Books on March 6, 2018 as part of my Poet in Residence for the month of March.

How I Came to this World” published online at Seattle Review of Books on March 13, 2018 on week two as their Poet in Residence for the month of March.

Leakage: A Minor Problem” published online at the Feminine Collective on March 18, 2018.

Rusty Chain Heritage” published online at Seattle Review of Books on March 20, 2018 on week three as their Poet in Residence for the month of March.

Waking” published online at Seattle Review of Books on March 27, 2018 on week four as their Poet in Residence for the month of March.

A new line cracked down this body” published online at HIV Here & Now on April 2, 2018 as part of their revived countdown for National Poetry Month.

The Train Station in Chihuahua” published online at the Feminine Collective on April 16, 2018.

Restless at 3 A.M.” published online at Voices On the Wind, in Issue 73 Voices on Quandry, on May 1, 2018.

Here We Are Again” published online at Mad Swirl: A Creative Outlet on August 1, 2018.

Move It” published online at Antinarrative Journal on August 1, 2018.

Rules on Life From a Green Witchpublished on Anti-Heroin Chic on August 1, 2018.

Father’s Day Raging Hell Fire, 2018” and “Milkweed” published online at Voices On the Wind, in Issue 74 Voices on Fire.

Coffins Side-by-Side” published online at Eunoia Review on August 26, 2018

The Things I Do Become Calendarpublished online on Mad Swirl: A Creative Outlet on October 1, 2018

Road Side Wonderpublished online at Minute Magazine, October 14, 2018

Final Resting Place,” “Saving Each Other,” and “Invisible World are published on Poetry Pacific Literary E-Zine, November 5, 2018.

A Decision Was Called For” published online at HIV Here & Nowon November 7, 2018 in the countdown to World AIDS Day.

Nightmare Presidencypublished online at What Rough Beast an Independent Poetry Zine, on November 8, 2018.

I Could Never Forget Youpublished online at HIV Here & Now on November 10, 2018 in the countdown to World AIDS Day.