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Poems

I’VE STUFFED WHAT’S LEFT OF YOU, WE ALL GET WOOLLY NEAR THE END, The Glacier, December 28, 2023

TONIGHT THE AIR, storySouth, December 10, 2023

ALL IS WELL WITH THE GARDEN, storySouth, December 10, 2023

GRANNY MEDICINE, Short List, Best Poem 2023, The Milk House, December 5, 2023, LISTEN

EYE OF NEWT, TOE OF FROG, BECAUSE MY ANCESTORS, ME OH, MY OH, Poem of the Week, December 6, 2023

GOLDEN HOUR, BECAUSE THIS COULD GO EITHER WAY, THE DEVIL YOU SAY, Salvation South, December 2, 2023

EVERY SONG A SIGH, WHEN THE DJ PLAYS BAD COMPANY DURING GIRLS NIGHT OUT AFTER WHO CAN REMEMBER HOW MANY TEQUILA SHOTS, Miracle Monocle, Issue 21, November, 2023

SAY SHE NEVER MEANT TO, Swing, Issue One, October, 2023
MY LIE:,Red Branch Review, Issue Two, October, 2023

MYSTERIOUS WAYS: New Ohio Review, Issue 32, October, 2023

OUR GRANDMOTHER: New Ohio Review, Issue 32, October, 2023
THE BACKSIDE OF LONELY, Atticus Review, August 15, 2023

TONIGHT THE WINDS, Writing in a Woman's Voice, August 10, 2023

SHE WOULD HAVE CRAWLED THROUGH HELL ON HER BELLY OVER GLASS,

CAROLINA KIN, UNDER CANOPY OF OAK AND WOOD THRUSH, TODAY A BIRD,

SOMETIMES I PICTURE YOU WALKING TOO FAR AHEAD, Appalachian Places Magazine, May 16, 2023

CHILD OF THE LARGE-BEAKED BIRD, EARTH ELEGY, GRANNY MEDICINE, The Milk House, April 27, 2023

NIGHTHAWK,  PAWPAWS ARE RIPE, HENHOUSE ANOMALY, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Volume XV, April 17, 2023

THIS KIND OF TIRED, RockPaperPoem, Issue 5, April 2023

SOURDOUGH, RockPaperPoem, Issue 5, April 2023

THE VEIL BETWEEN SKIN AND WHAT’S INSIDE, THE BREAKDOWN, 2River, Issue 27.3, March 20, 2023

BOBCAT, Verse Daily, March 19, 2023

RETRIBUTION, Still: The Journal, #41: Winter, 2023 (The Climate Issue)

LAND LESSONS, SWWIM, FEBRUARY 6, 2023

PERFECT PITCH, Let Me Say This: A Dolly Parton Poetry Anthology, January 17. 2023

INCLINATIONS, About Place Journal, Dec 1, 2022

CHILD OF THE LARGE-BEAKED BIRD, One, October 9, 2022

AN APPALACHIAN WOMAN'S GUIDE TO BEER DRINKING, Vox Populi Sept. 28, 2022

PACK HORSE LIBRARIANS, (Video) September 2022

TO NO ONE IN PARTICULAR, Vox Populi Sept. 7, 2022

TO SAVE A LIFE, New Ohio Review/Moveable Contest 2022

AMESVILLE GIRLS, WHERE WE COME FROM CAN BREAK US, HOW COULD A WOMAN,
TRUE GRIT, HANKY-PANKY POKER, One Art, July 27, 2022

TODAY I'M LYING IN THE FETAL POSITION, Main Street Rag, Winter 2021

THAT PLUS FIFTY CENTS, MacQueen''s Quinterly, Issue 14

BAD COMPANY, MacQueen''s Quinterly, Summer Issue 14

VERNAL EQUINOX, New Ohio Review, Volume 3

AFTER THE FIRE, Thimble Magazine, Winter 2021, Volume #3

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

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

THE WHOLE SHEBANG UP FOR DEBATE, Rattle, August 4, 2021

RARE BIRDS, One, August 2, 2021

BETHAL RIDGE CEMETERY, Poem-a-Day (Academy of American Poets) July 20, 2021

THE DAY I LEARN HER DIAGNOSIS, Poem-a-Day (Academy of American Poets) July 20, 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

I CAN EXPLAIN, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Volume XIII April 15, 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

LEFTOVERS I Poetry X Hungar, November 11, 2020

NIGHT MOVES I Verse Daily, Oct 30, 2020

HANK WILLIAMS' LAST RIDE, THE DAY I LEARN HER DIAGNOSIS, 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

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

THE TROUBLE WITH APPLES I Heartwood, Spring 2020

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

GEAUX JEAUX I Athens News, Jan 2, 2020

SAY HIS NAME I CIty of Athens and Equal Justice Initiative, Autumn 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

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

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

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