Thank you to the following journals and magazines for first accepting these poems

(or earlier versions of them) as follows:



“Before You”: Indolent Books, HIV Here and Now Project

“Hawk”: Canary Literary Journal

“The Glass Museum”: Dark Matter Journal of Speculative Writing




“Shirts”: The Eunoia Literary Review

"Two”: The Pickled Body

“Sleeping Apart”: The Good Men Project

“Gristle”: Bewildering Stories Magazine

Acadia” and “Removing the Poet’s Desk”: The Front Porch Literary Review

“The Holiday Poem”: 4ink7

“Merman”,“Black Dog”, and “Works”: White Stag Journal, Psychologia Volume III, Issue 1

"Used Fetish": Pretty Owl Poetry

"Cremation": Amaranth, Indolent Books 

"Piggy Back":  The New Verse News

"Windsor":  Turk's Head Review

"Poppies":  Turk's Head Review

"Breaking the Fever":  Bellevue Literary Review

"Letters to Mapplethorpe": Kettle Blue Review

"Neo-Liberal":  Indolent Books, Transition Poems

"Opioid": Radius Literary Magazine

"G.R.I.D.": HIV Here and Now Project, Indolent Books


"Censor Approaching":  Sibling Rivalry Press, If You Can Hear This, Poems in Protest of an American Inauguration

"White Men Writing Race": New Verse News, September 23, 2017 

"Reaching for a Book": Peacock Journal

"Listen": White Stag Literary Journal, Volume IV, Issue I, Ghost Motel

"Goose-down Terrors": White Stag Literary Journal, Volume IV, Issue I, Ghost Motel

"Evening in the Rabies Lab": White Stag Literary Journal, Volume IV, Issue I, Ghost Motel

"Convalescent": Anti-Heroin Chic Poetry Magazine

"Like Nowhere Else": Anti-Heroin Chic Poetry Magazine

"Please": Anti-Heroin Chic Poetry Magazine

"Bed Making After the ER": Arts & Understanding Magazine


"Last Swim": Big Windows Review

"Digesting Results": Plentitude Magazine

"Aubade with Pin": cahoodaloodaling
"Floaters": Rogue Agent Journal

"A Quiet Life": Nixes Mate Review

"Stockings": Slipstream

"Pie": Sonora Review

"After Mother Dies, Most Men Need A Lover": Rattle

"Font": Tar River Poetry

"Totem": Impossible Archtype

"Moving Day": San Pedro River Review

"Ki Bong": Constellations Poetry Magazine


"Maryland Crabcakes", "Family Movies", "Baseball": Exit 7 

"Ten Dollars": Crab Orchard Review

"89 Tears": Sugar House Review

"Remaining Turns": The Lily Review

"Fence": The Rockvale Review

"The Sea Is Quiet Tonight": Ink In Thirds

"True Love Is a Mad Step", "Prop the Camera": Former People Journal

"I've Split The Ash and Now I Read Ann Sexton": Antiphon Poetry Magazine

"Mother's Shell": Inflectionist Review

"In The Gone", Kitchen Fight", Bone In The Bowl" and "Two Part Heart": SOFTBLOW

"The Boat That Takes Me" and "The Difference": Taos Journal of International Poetry and Art

"Anchor": Citron Review

"Translating The Birthday Songs Of Birds": Foglifter

"Every Thought Is Citric": Massachusetts Review

"Windows Move", "Visiting My Father": Flexible Persona

"Men's Clothes", "Haint Blue": The American Journal of Poetry

"The Ambitions of Mice": Cotton Xenomorph

"Inherited Water View", "Looking At My Hand I See Her": The Maynard


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