After much searching I found what I was looking for, but now that I have I don’t know what to do. I messaged a dear friend; she said talk to friends, talk to your therapist. She said, I love you. I said, I love you too. In times of unknowing I also turn to literature. … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Poetry
On Saying “I Love You”
“I Love You.” F.P.; Am Ostbahnhof. Creative Commons License, Flickr. A common phrase extolling emotional urgency due to the “attractive qualities” of another; “deep affection”; a conveyance of “benevolent attachment” and “fondness.”  To say “I love” is also an exaggeration of the “you” or any detachable noun or pronoun: I love you! I love … Continue reading
Guest Blogger on Best American Poetry Blog!
I am very excited to announce that I am guest blogging this week at Best American Poetry Blog. Today’s post is the first installment in a three-part interview with poet Stephanie Brown. Later this week I am blogging about her poem, “Stacks.” I hope you’ll consider checking it out! If you have not done so, you … Continue reading
“The Winter Bees” Up at The Heron Tree
I am very happy and excited that my poem, “The Winter Bees,” is up and active on The Heron Tree. There is some wonderfully talented poets on their site– lots to enjoy, and I am thrilled to be a part of it! Continue reading
Grrr… Essay Up at The Parlour!
I am thrilled to have published my first academic essay at Ohio University’s The Parlour. Click on the link below to read, but also check out their submission guidelines and other areas that might be of interest to your own pursuits. Best! “The Impenetrable Wood: Gender Identity in Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Moose” Continue reading
3 New Poems Published!
I have three new poems published by text magazine and you can view them in issue four. Start exploring the site here. You should take a look at them as well. It’s a great Canadian bimonthly poetry and art magazine, and they also look for flash fiction, photography, etc. They publish six times a year. I was … Continue reading
Exhaustion is so worth it.
This past weekend we at Damfino Press, Sarah, Lea and I, held our first 2-day workshop at the Barred Owl Retreat in Leicester, Massachusetts. It is an amazingly beautiful space, inside and out. Participants worked with Patricia Smith from 9-3 each day with a break for lunch, and Saturday evening some of us went to dinner, … Continue reading