My poetry appears in many journals, and in the anthologies, The Paradelle, The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop, Painted Poetry, The Practicing Poet: Writing Beyond the Basics, The Great Falls: An Anthology of Poems about Paterson, New Jersey, The Visual in Verse, and A Constellation of Kisses.
I have also had poems featured on The Writer’s Almanac website and podcast. The poems are at the end of the podcasts and a text version of each poem is also posted online. They have featured “The Light We Leave Behind,” “Shame,” and two that have the tongue at least partially in the cheek – “Who Shows Up at My Poetry Reading” and “Somewhat Optimistic Horoscopes.” I was also asked to record myself reading some of those poems for their YouTube channel.
My poetry project for 2014 was a daily writing practice that I titled Writing the Day. There were 365 poems in the invented ronka form that year and the poems have continued since on a weekly basis.
POETS ONLINE is my online monthly e-zine that offers writing prompts and is a kind of workshop and poetic inspiration with the opportunity to try writing and submitting a poem to the monthly writing prompt. I have been doing the site since 1998. The site now has more than a hundred prompts and an archive of more than a thousand poems.
The companion blog to Poets Online offers regular information on workshops, festivals, news of poets and poetry and a place for your comments.
Poets Online is quite social:
- We’re on Twitter @poetsonline
- we have a Facebook fan page and
- an open Facebook group for conversations about poetry, and
- we get visual on Pinterest.