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The Verdancy of Truth

There are so many ways to write. In poetry, we often get to the heart of the matter, even if written in metaphor, even if presented at a slant or in layers...

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Finalist!

Looking at the number of literary journals that submitted entries to the 2020 Best of the Net Anthology competition, and knowing that each journal was...

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Arcs & Broken Hearts

Literature and Film journal, Drunk Monkeys, publishes “fiction and poetry with strong character arcs and immersive description,” looking for...

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One Response to This Too-Close Presidential Race

Some have said that education is the line. That those who don’t have enough of it, voted for him. That they lack those critical thinking skills. And...

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Best of the Net Nomination

A sunray shot my way during these gray days: The editors at Gingerbread House Literary Magazine nominated my story, “Bread-Bag Girls,” for...

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The Police Station Had to Burn

Otherwise, George Floyd’s killers would still be free. The police, and the government officials who back them, had to gaze on the orange glow and see...

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Strange Flash out Today

Not feeling sparkly like I usually am when sharing my publications due to the horror we have witnessed and the glaring awareness that police implement...

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Poems Caught on Video

Devoted editors find ways to connect during the lock-down. Dean at Juke Joint Magazine has been holding Instagram Live poetry readings, and by golly, I’m...

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Say It Out Loud

The Revolution (Relaunch) is back and publishing voices that speak to the hard stuff. I’m pleased to say that my voice has been heard.

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On the Longlist

Let’s see what happens. Maybe I’ll make it to the shortlist. Maybe not. But even if I don’t, can I say how happy I am to be here? To...

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