That we would accept the myth of gods and reject the likelihood of extraterrestrial visitation is simply illogical. That we would bury our heads in the fossil record, looking for the source, and not look up and consider the more likely source is simply illogical.
sonnet from “Hard Rime.”
Honorable mention, Oregon State Poetry Society, 2018
from “The Bridge in the Wilderness”
a story told by Indy in Women Who Sleep With Dogs
The best chocolate cake you will ever make.
Blue Ribbon Winner of many County Fair bake offs.
Loneliness seeped into each windswept, prairie day until Cat could almost finger the sadness that clogged her throat, and feel its shape, a cold desperation that was hard like stone
from “Women Who Sleep With Dogs”
Excerpt from The Earth Masters 1:
She was standing with Ceredyn Startrekker and the Wikk of Kumari. She was almost as tall as the Traveler, and looked so much like Startrekker, Jag decided she was another Elvich moderator, or more probably, Startrekker’s daughter.
Chicken soup is my favorite and perfect for anyone who doesn’t feel well. Never buy canned soup, make it yourself.
Mount Mazama is where Crater Lake is. The native Shasti legend is that Shasta, the fire god warred with Mazama, threw rocks at him and Crater Lake was the result.
In Memory of a sister who never was.
If photography was a seasonal sport, I would have to say, winter is, indeed, my favorite time of year.
Look closely at the world, my friends, it’s far more interesting than you might think at a glance.
From the collection, Hard Rime, “Wildfire,” was nominated by editor Whitney Scott of Outrider Press for a 2016 Pushcart Prize.
There’s nothing better on a nippy winter morning than a hot biscuit with butter and marmalade.
…from the collection Hard Rime, this sonnet was published by Outrider Press in “The Moon,” 2017
…from the collection “Hard Rime,” this sonnet was a Winner of Tishman Review’s 2016 “Edna Saint Vincent Millay International Poetry Award.”
Poem from the collection “Hard Rime,” this sonnet was Published in Rat’s Ass Review, February 2016
So, you ask, how can I write about shape-changers if I am writing what I know? And how can I keep it believable, layered, and meaningful while using genred themes …?
poem from the collection, “One Coyote Winter”
In every paternal society since the Greeks, the rights of women, and the sexuality of women, and the voices of women have been systematically suppressed socially and academically and politically.
…from the collection “One Coyote Winter,” this poem was published in “Abyss & Apex” 2013.
poem from the collection, “One Coyote Winter.”