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Featured Poet on Orchards: Yours Truly!!


Raise the roof! Sound the chimes! Click the link! Bring on the rhymes! The June issue of the gorgeous online zine Orchards Is now live and I am the featured poet!!! This includes an interview (including a question about this blog) and a selection of my poems (eleven!). Needless to say, I’m on Cloud Nine, deeply honored to be featured on such a fine formal-friendly publication. So many fine poets are included in this issue, a stunning array of poetry, quite varied too. My highest-flying thanks to fantastic editors Karen Kelsay and Jeff Holt! Please check it out, the whole issue well worth your time.

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Two Poems in Able Muse Review

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Two of my poems, “In the Louvre” and “Portrait of Her Hands,” (the latter being a sonnet which happened to be all one sentence) have been published in the latest Able Muse Review (Winter 2016). This is a very prestigious place to be, a gorgeous print literary magazine that includes fiction, essays, interviews, and art, as well as poetry. Huge thanks to editor Alex Pepple for such a spectacular venue featuring, but not limited to, formal poetry as well as other genres. The photography collection in this issue is breathtaking, featuring cloud forms and skyscapes among other subjects. It is an honor to be included in it.

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Two Poems Published in the Turnip Truck(s) “Animals” Issue

Two of my poems, “Elephant Dreams” and “Ladykiller,” have been published in the “Animals” issue of The Turnip Truck(s), a print venue linked here. The site has a store where this and other issues can be purchased. An eclectic and thoroughly enjoyable issue which I’m thrilled to be a part of; the subject leads naturally to the humorous, but some of the nonfiction selections and artwork are simply classy. 

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Poem in New Verse News: After the Catastrophe

My poem “After the Catastrophe,” written in response to the election of Donald Trump, was published last Tuesday in the New Verse News, the site for current news-related poetry and political commentary. The editor selected a haunting and beautiful picture to go with it.

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Two Best of the Net Nominations!!

Two outstanding publications which have published work of mine, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily and Sukoon Magazine, have each nominated a poem of mine for Best of the Net. I’m completely overwhelmed and honored by this, both wonderful venues I regularly read for their fantastic work.

Autumn Sky, a must-read for me every morning, nominated “The Year of the Dragon,” a ghazal, for which I am so grateful to editor Christine Klocek-Lim. Sukoon, an Arab-themed magazine with high-quality, moving work including such luminaries as Naomi Shihab Nye and Zeina Hashem-Beck, nominated “The Word for Dawn.” From Cloud 9, my huge gratitude to editor Rewa Zeinati. Thrilled and grateful, yes!! Cheers to all the winners from both venues: what an honor to be among them.

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3 Poems in Beautiful Peacock Journal

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Today three of my poems are in the internet’s most beautiful new website, Peacock Journal. There you’ll find beautiful poetry, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography in an unusually striking way. Don’t miss it! Huge thanks to the editors, W.F. Lantry and Kathleen Fitzpatrick, for including my poetry among such fine work.

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New Poem in the August Rotary Dial

The August Rotary Dial is out today with a new poem of mine, “Muse-Charmer,” as well as fantastic poems throughout. Well-worth your time, especially for formal poetry-lovers.

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Three Poems in Eyedrum Periodically

Issue 11 of Eyedrum Periodically is out with the theme “Broken,” and includes 3 of my poems. It includes many fine poems well worth your time, including one about “The Given-Away Twin.” My poems include an elegy and a pantoum about war. Check it out!

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Five Poems in the Ghazal Page Fauna Issue

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The Ghazal Page Issue 59, Fauna Challenge (see Fauna Photo above), is now live with five of my ghazals (4 never published before) here. Of course, you should check out the whole issue, which is well worth your time. Enjoy!

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Two Poems in Sukoon Magazine

The newest issue of Sukoon Magazine, an Arab-themed online journal, is out with two of my poems!! One of them, “Out of Egypt,” is a Sestina. The magazine has poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art, and has an impressive lineup of contributors, including Philip Metres and Susan Rich: well worth checking out.

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