Older Work

The list of poetry on the main page was getting rather ridiculously long.

 


Free Verse

 
Trinity The Plumber Explains the Problem
We Have Nothing to Fear  
(
The Portland Review)
The Ex Arrives at Easter
(
Avatar Review)
Archangels
(
The Melic Review)
Threads  
(
La Petite Zine)

L
(
The Melic Review)

The Cold Boy  
(
Coal City Review)
Show and Tell  
(
The Grasslands Review)
Reading Hemingway at the Hotel Torrequebrada
Lunch on the Beach There's Nothing Wrong With You
(
Avatar Review, The Underwood Review)
My Son, Suspended  
(
The Melic Review, Best of Melic)
Porchlight
(G.W. Review)
Billy Collins Comes to Visit  
(
Samsära Quarterly)
Big Picture 
(
Borderlands Texas Poetry Review, Cider Press Review)
Outside The Liquor Store, The Old Man Asks For A Dollar Driving Wyoming on Sunday
Chase  
(
Samsära Quarterly)
Travel  
(
Galapagos)

Morality Play  
(
Avatar Review)

Creme Brûlée
Crow Attends the Funeral  
(
The Melic Review)
Solstice
Why My Poems Are Getting Shorter Lunch with Molly  
(
Samsära Quarterly)
Why I Gave Up Email

Reading Ashbery in Eau Claire  
(
Midwest Poetry Review)

Upon Finding Satan in My Wine Cellar  
(
The Melic Review)
Parallax
Still Life Motel, San Jose
Canopy 
(Borderlands Texas Poetry Review)
Guitar
Roundtrip 
(
The Underwood Review)
Why I Won't Say That I Love You
(Many Mountains Moving)
Anachronism
(
Alaska Quarterly Review)
Cupid
(Sou'wester)
Biz Trip

It's Time

Raku Pot
(Caffeine Destiny, Fugue)
Meeting the Family
Fencing Lessons Easter
Betrayal of Images
(South Dakota Review)
Off The Road In Pursuit of Mary Jo
The End of Zelda Trivial Pursuits
At Brainard Lake In A Sort of Runic Rhyme
Selected Works Fred and Betty Take Their Vitamins in Estes Park
Undone, Or Nearly Solstice
Painting The Rockies In April
The Drive To High School After 20 Years, She Calls For An Annulment
(The Baltimore Review)
Anabasis They Ask Me To Lay Off Half Of My Staff
Metal
Letter to Gabriel Nomenclature
(Borderlands Texas Poetry Review)
The Poet Plays God My Father Still Shoots Crows in his Rose Garden
(Borderlands Texas Poetry Review)
Last Theorem Missing His Niece's Wedding


Parodies and Afters

Four Red Wheelbarrows
(
Birmingham Poetry Review)
Red, 
After Billy Collins

(
Spoon River Poetry Review)
Wolf, 
After Don Taylor
Why I Ate Her, Sans Relish, 
After Frank Matagrano
Wolf As A Dialect, 
After Linda Sue Park

Beating the Wolf to Granny, 
After CyberClem

(
Iconoclast)

Happiness Is A Warm Gun, 
After Claudia Grinnell
  
Misnomer, 
After Ronald Koertge
 
(Pearl)
A Wolf and An Old Woman Sit 
Next To Each Other, After Robert Bly

(
Potpourri)
Why The Wolf Is Gray, 
After Kim Addonizio

(
Pearl)
Leasehold, 
After Teresa White
Fairytale, 
After W. S. Merwin
 
(Pearl)

 


 

Short Fiction

Un Dia Perfecto

The Cabin

Close Encounter

 

Form

Thanksgiving with the In-Laws Last American Diner
Supper Sonnet Pinocchio in New Mexico 
(
The Underwood Review, Cider Press Review)
Beanstalk Jack The Owl & The Pussycat
Diaspora In The Bunker

 

Whimsy

Wives Sesame Street Sonata
Taking Liberties with My Condition
Remoulade  
(
Sierra Nevada College Review)
Batlight Over Boulder
Taking Gerald Stern Out for Fast Food
Russell Was Wrong About Nothing
The Westminster Poetry Show Those Who Ignore History
Written By The Victors 52
(Borderlands Texas Poetry Review)