by Uppagus magazine! https://www.uppagus.com I was drawn to their mother-son editorial team. I will post in April/August respectively when they will each appear. Both poems look back at childhood. Drawing on fractured memories to reconstruct the lasting emotional truth of events is difficult and fascinating work.
I can't believe the MFA is over. I learned so much and will miss the community of amazing students and poetry mentors -- esp. Dan Bellm, Jim Daniels, Victoria Chang, Carol Potter, Jenny Factor...
I was delighted to read with these featured poets in a great art gallery space in Osterville, MA. Alice was the guest editor of the issue of Cape Cod Poetry Review who selected my poem "Wellfleet" so I was able to thank her in person.
I just want to share a few poems recently published in the San Diego Reader. They are "all of a piece" -- facing what I hope will be a brilliant third act. https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2017/sep/27/poetry-60-lost-two-hundred-thousand-things/
My poem is called "Wellfleet" At the flea market, a watercolorist points to a tiny splash in her picture of a cottage on a dune by the sea. She says one night there were a hundred people on the dune watching for whales and three came by and spouted. And just then all those people … Continue reading The 2016 Cape Cod Poetry Review is out.
A great evening with supporters and contributors to the Cape Cod Poetry Review on February 4th, 2016. Thanks to John Bonanni for organizing the Launch of the 3rd edition of the Review (2016).