POEMS

Lap Dance with No Ending

New Ohio Review (forthcoming)

All Hands Chantey

New Orleans Review (forthcoming)

Something Will Survive Us

Nelle (forthcoming)

Post 9/11 Flight Attendants

Stay Thirsty Poets (Vol. II | forthcoming)

Ars Problemica

Stay Thirsty Poets (Vol. II | forthcoming)

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Spillway (Issue 26 | June 2018) and Stay Thirsty Poets (Vol. II | forthcoming)

Sonnet After Watching Blue Planet II

Ecotone (Issue 28, 15.1 | Fall/Winter 2020)

Nude Bar

Silence: University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize Anthology 2019 (University of Canberra | 2019)

Punch Line

Finalist, Rattle Poetry Prize (Issue #66 | Fall 2019), Reader's Choice Award TBA

Missouri Review (Poem of the Week | November 2019)

What the Traveler Knows

International Publication Award, Atlanta Review (Vol. 17, Issue 1 | Fall/Winter 2010) and Atlanta Review Special 25th Anniversary Issue (Vol. XXV, Issue 2 | Spring 2019)

Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominations from The American Journal of Poetry (Vol. 6 | 2019)

Elegy for Florence

Atlanta Review (Vol. 24, No. 2 | Fall/Winter 2017)

Black Hole Horizon

Sugar House Review (16 | Fall/Winter 2017)

Genetically Modified Crop Conspiracies

Dunes Review (21.2 | Fall 2017)

New Orleans Review (Web Feature | Fall 2017)

For Oyster Shuckers

The Hopkins Review (Summer 2017) and Contemporary Verse 2 (39.2 | Fall 2016)

Lunch Alone at Antoine's

Hotel Amerika (15 | Winter 2016-2017)

Dramatic Dichotologue

PMS: poemmemoirstory (16 | 2017)

Prelude (3 | 2017)

Lingua Franca

Maple Leaf Rag VI: An Anthology of Poetic Writings from New Orleans (Portals Press | 2017)

New Haven Review (018 | Fall 2016)

Maple Leaf Rag VI: An Anthology of Poetic Writings from New Orleans (Portals Press | 2017), Cutbank (July 2016), and All Accounts and Mixture: A Celebration of LGBTQ Writers and Artists (forthcoming)

Cutbank (July 2016) and All Accounts and Mixture: A Celebration of LGBTQ Writers and Artists (forthcoming)

Spaghetti Midwestern II

Cardinal Points (Vol. 6 | 2016)

Chicken

Cardinal Points (Vol. 6 | 2016)

Canary (Spring 2016) and The 2River View (14.3 | Spring 2010)

Highlights from an Interview with the Author

decomP (July 2015)

Revelation at the Invisible Gun Show

The Journal (39.3 | Summer 2015)

Homage to the Twelve Steps

Xavier Review (Issue 35.2 | Fall 2015) and Canto (June 6, 2014)

Tiny Studies (Particle 14)

Xavier Review (Issue 35.2 | Fall 2015) and Pushcart Prize nomination from Star*Line (Issue 37.3 | Summer 2014)

Montreal International Poetry Prize Global Poetry Anthology (2015)

Some Questions for the Anger Committee

Calliope (Issue 147 | Spring 2015)

Spaghetti Midwestern

Calliope (Issue 145 | Fall 2014)

From Your Hostess at the T & A Museum

Pushcart Prize XXXVII (Pushcart Press | 2013) and The Café Review (22 | Winter 2011)

The Causes of Cyclone Formation Aren't Well Understood

"This Morning" on Coldfront (July 6, 2012) and Prick of the Spindle (Vol. 6.1 | 2012)

Tiny Studies (Particle 3)

Prick of the Spindle (Vol. 6.1 | 2012)

Roadkill on the Path to Salvation

Rattle (Issue #36 | Winter 2011)

A Tour of Pompeii's Red Light District

Salamander (Issue 17.1 | Fall/Winter 2011-2012)

Abraham, Honestly

CutBank (Issue 75 | Spring 2011)

Sixth Finch (Spring 2011) and American Tinnitus Association (Fall 2011)

Somewhere a Town

Puerto del Sol (Vol. 46, Numbers 1 & 2 | Summer 2011)

Sixth Finch (Fall 2011)

Excerpts from the American Heritage Thesaurus of Smells

Booth (Print Vol. 2 | 2011; Online Vol. 2, Issue 6, Article 3 | 2010)

The Forgiveness Project

The Café Review (Winter 2011)

Poem on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

storySouth (Issue 29 | Spring 2010)

Drunken Boat (13 | 2010)

What's Mine

Crab Orchard Review (Vol. 10, No. 1 | 2005)

Bisexual Triptych*

Chiron Review (Issue 81 | Winter 2005)

Description of a Vase

Good Foot (6 | 2004)

Vase

Good Foot (6 | 2004)

Notes on a Memo That Began as Follows: I Wanted to Extend Reminders About Three Issues

Good Foot (6 | 2004)

An Amnesiac's Letter to Herself

Editor's Choice, James Wright Poetry Contest, Mid-American Review (Vo. 24, No. 2 | Spring 2003)