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“Shore Elements” in The Cortland Review

After many years of living in California, I finally wrote a poem about the beach, and am very happy to have it appear (with audio) in issue 87 of The Cortland Review. (I remember when, years and years ago, TCR … Continue reading

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“The Word ‘I'” in the Inflectionist Review

Another “thousand-year-old word poem,” in the Inflectionist Review: “The Word ‘I’”. The image is a detail the cover image by featured artist Poppy Dully.

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“Notes on Perimenopause” in the Journal of the American Medical Association

A poem about something that we don’t talk about publicly very much. “Notes on Perimenopause” (December 8, 2020)

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“A Sense of Location and an Act of Leave-Taking: Remembering Eavan Boland” in Poetry Northwest

A Sense of Location and an Act of Leave-Taking I also have two poems in the Summer/Fall issue of Poetry Northwest, “In the Botanical Garden” and “Love” (which is another thousand-year-old word poem).

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“On Merrion Street” in the Los Angeles Review

I drafted this poem a few days after meeting up with Eavan Boland for a happy lunch and walk in Dublin between Christmas and New Year’s 2018, and revised it over the next year or so. It felt elegiac then. … Continue reading

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“Shelter”

A poem about staying “safer at home” during the pandemic: “Shelter” in ROOM: A Sketchbook for Analytic Action.

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The Arkansas International, #8

The Spring 2020 issue of the Arkansas International will be online for a month. It includes some beautiful work, including translations of Iranian poet Garous Abdolmalekian by Ahmad Nadalizadeh and Idra Novey from the forthcoming collection Lean Against This Late Hour (Penguin … Continue reading

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“Bee 1” in the SF Chronicle “State Lines” column

Poet David Roderick’s lucid words about my poem “Bee 1” make it a particular delight to have a poem in Sunday’s newspaper.

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A Newborn Girl at Passover

When Yael, the daughter of my friends Lisa and Aaron, was born, I wrote this poem for her.  She celebrates her twentieth birthday at the end of Passover this year. “A Newborn Girl at Passover” at the Academy of American Poets To … Continue reading

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Interview with Matthew Henerson

Matt is working on a film project with a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), so I have Agreed to Not Disclose anything about it here.  But later on he’s planning to go down to San Diego to play Fluellen and the Archbishop … Continue reading

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