Published poems

“Miracle of the River Pig” up at *Goblin Fruit*

My poem “Miracle of the River Pig” is live today at Goblin Fruit, and you can listen to me read it there as well! It’s a grotesque and somewhat experimental poem for me recounting my experience in the Southern California desert near the New River. I began drafting the poem in Brenda Hammack‘s fairytale workshop […]


Newborn Fragments

      I want neither the sweetness of honey, nor the sting of bees —Sappho   1 will not sleep through the night, not even close —exhausted. never sleep again. i am almost afraid (sleep) dozing off            and i wake. –sick stomach, i am (ripped) out of my dreams. crying help. can’t speak help— sleep! […]