I have been writing poetry for as long as I can remember, but the latter two years of high school is when I began to realize what an important part of my life it is. My poems are very personal: sometimes happy, sometimes sad, and usually a mix of all three. As a human being and a scholar, I often use poetry as a way to come to grips with things like “history,” memory, time, and space. Feel free to let me know what you think; feedback in valuable to me, and, good or bad, it’s nice to know that something I’ve written has affected someone.
literally a golden fish, i could not believe my eyes as they were, still red from a terrible attack in ...Read More
i it was an improbable couple of days; i would not have seen it coming even a year ago; the ...Read More
i have a very strong memory of standing at schmitz’s gas station in my cap and gown thinking this is ...Read More
fat drops of slow rain come with that spring smell mud and naked easter grass. i got home before the ...Read More
1. why do you think he is single? to what extent are structural forces to blame or is it rather ...Read More
i i will not go into that church, i told myself, i cannot be there, it is forbidden. ii what ...Read More
in paradise, in floyd county off thompson road on a hilltop with crows and robins singing about how from the ...Read More
i i don’t know why you keep coming to see me i never asked you to; i never knew you ...Read More
when was the last time you drowned in the night?
when was the last time it found you unguarded? or ...Read More
flesh is grass and flesh is ash and all of it together has been touched with the finger of death ...Read More