Poems

BECAUSE AUTUMN ALWAYS CLOTHESLINES ME, POWER OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN, ONE ART, November 16, 2021

CONFLAGRATION, Vox Populi, November 12, 2021

THAT SPOT WHERE RACCOON CREEK MEETS BRUSH FORK, Vox Populi, October 18, 2021

SERVING, World Literature Today, October 7, 2021

HEARTLAND HOSPICE, Vox Populi, September 27, 2021

SAVING SGT. BILLINGS; SUBSEQUENTLY HEREAFTER; I LOOK FOR MY DEAD MOTHER IN NEW YORK, Cutleaf, Issue #15

THE WEEDS IN THIS GARDEN, Poem-a-Day (Academy of American Poets) July 20, 2021

LAST NIGHT THE CHIME OF TREE FROGS, Vov Populi, August 16, 2021

BONE THIN, BECAUSE COAL, TENNESSEE HOMELAND, HARD TRUTH, THE SOFTENING, ONE ART, July 16, 2021

PLANTING BY THE SIGNS, Vox Populi, July 5, 2021

THE WEEDS IN THIS GARDEN, PAIN RIPENED, RUBY MAY, BETHAL RIDGE CEMETERY, Cultural Weekly, May 6, 2021

REMIX: FOR MY PEOPLE, PBS American Portrait Storytelling Project, Jan.18, 2021, (last two lines) collaborative poem

BY ALL INDICATIONS I The NY Times, Nov. 26, 2020

NIGHT MOVES I Verse Daily, Oct 30, 2020

HANK WILLIAMS' LAST RIDE I Still: The Journal, #34: Fall, 2020

THE DAY I LEARN HER DIAGNOSIS I Still: The Journal, #34: Fall, 2020

HOLD FAST I Still: The Journal, #34: Fall, 2020

BOILERMAKER I Writers Resist I Issue 116: 06 August 2020

         I COME FROM A PLACE SO DEEP INSIDE AMERICA IT CAN'T BE SEEN I Verse Daily, July 1,2020

WHO HASN’T BEEN WOKE FROM A VIVID DREAM & HEY MEDUSA I Infection House, July 2020

BETHAL RIDGE CEMETERY I Stirring Literary Journal, Volume 22, Spring 2020

THE TROUBLE WITH APPLES I Heartwood, Spring 2020

WASH YOUR HANDS CHILD I Infection House, Spring 2020

TRIGGER WARNING I Sheila-Na-Gig online, Volume 4.3, Spring 2020

         GEAUX JEAUX I Athens News, Jan 2, 2020

LEFTOVERS I Sheila-Na-Gig online, Volume 4.2, Winter 2019

BADASSES I Sheila-Na-Gig online, Volume 3.2, Winter 2018

THE WEEDS IN THIS GARDEN I Still: The Journal, Fall 2018

WEDDING DRESS I Looking at Appalachia I Call and Response, Fall 2018

BASEMENT I Rise Up Review, Summer 2018

ILLUMINATION I Rise Up Review, Winter 2018

MY FRIEND LORAINE ASKS WILL I GO WITH HER TO A DRAG SHOW I Rascal, Issue 01, 2017

       HOOPER RIDGE GIRL I Rascal, Issue 01, 2017

       DAUGHTER-IN-LAW MINE, ONCE REMOVED I Still :The Journal, volume 24, Summer 2017

       OH YOU WOMAN OF APPALACHIA I The American Journal of Poetry, volume 3, 2017

       BUZZ WHITEDOG ITo Unsnare Time's Warp, Anthology, Mainstreet Rag, November 1, 2016

THE THING ABOUT YOUR DAD I Gyroscope Review, The Honor Issue, 16/4, pg.18, 2016

MIDDLE EAST VETERAN'S WIFE I Gyroscope Review, The Honor Issue, 16/4, pg.32, 2016

       A MIDDLE EAST VET'S MOM ATTENDS THE PARADE I Kudzu, 2016

#PHILANDOCASTILE I The New Verse News, July 08, 2016

SPLINTERED I Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Issue #17, pg.17, 2016

TEN O'CLOCK THE DAY ALREADY THREATENING I Gyroscope Review, pg.20, 2016

EVER SINCE COUSIN KAY GOT THE CANCER I Red Earth Review, pg.39, 2016

A LETTER TO JANI LARSON ON THE MATTER OF SGT. BERGDAHL I Rattle, June 2014

       I KNEW BAD NEWS HAD COME I A Narrow Fellow Literary Journal, April 2014

APPALACHIA RISING I A Narrow Fellow Literary Journal, April 2014

AFTER THE FARM THE APARTMENT ON HOPE DRIVE I Still :The Journal, volume 9, Winter 2012

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