Poems

2017

excerpt from “A Hole of Bones & Thread” (from In One Version of the Story) via Verse Daily

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2016

excerpt from “Light on Surface” (from In One Version of the Story) via New Issues Press

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2015

I Can Tell You a True Story” – Third Coast  

Advice for the Rescuer – Another Chicago Magazine  

 

2014

Last Words” – Zyzzyva  

 “I Can Tell You a Story” – Best New Poets 2014  (anthology; original copyright in Third Coast)

 

2012

A Compendium of Photographs: l’Inconnue de la Seine” – Best New Poets 2012

“Let Me Tell You a True Story” – Whiskey Island

“A Dozen Riders Arrive at the Binghamton Greyhound” – Iron Horse

 

2011

“The Subject in Context” – Gigantic Sequins

Antiphony” – minnesota review

One Reason I Don’t Believe in Hell  – minnesota review

“Street Ghazal” – Southeast Review

“Questions for the Paris Morgue, 1880” – American Literary Review

 

2010

“What the City Knows” – Southeast Review

A Death Mask is a Way to Perpetuate the Transitory” – DIAGRAM

“Nudie Photo Hunt” – Hayden’s Ferry Review

“Across the Aisle, the Highway Beats as Loud”  – Hayden’s Ferry Review

“Psalm 15 as the Hurricane Takes the Roof” – Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize Winner 

“Slicing Cucumbers for Salad & the Knife Slips” – Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize Winner

“Where We Are Tonight” – Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize Winner

 

2009

“Mechanics” – Quarterly West

“Where We Are, Where We Are Not” – Confrontation

“Katie Calls on an Evening I Am Not Expecting” – Fourteen Hills

“Certainty of Repetition” – Southern Review

Proximity to What Comes Next” – Cimarron Review

Breaking Up With Katie Over 8000 Miles” – Beloit Poetry Journal

 

2008

“First Week in Catania” – Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize Winner

“Walking Home Alone, 1am” – Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize Winner 

 

2007

“After Buying Lunch for a Girl My Age Who I Met on a Greyhound Bus an Hour Ago” – Harpur Palate

“Night Binghamton” – Red Rock Review

“The Edge of Sleep” – Red Rock Review

 

2005

A Framework” – Maverick Magazine

 

2004

“We Name These Things Ourselves” – Poet Lore

“What Follows” – Poet Lore

“Tuesday” – Skidrow Penthouse

“Andy and I Share a Smoke” – Adagio Verse Quarterly

“Omaha Transfer” – Adagio Verse Quarterly

“My Father Outlives His Father in Years”  – Adagio Verse Quarterly

 

2003

“Showing My Girlfriend a Photo of the House My Parents Wanted to Build” – Rearview Quarterly

 

1998

“Something in Memory” – Wittenberg Review

“This Morning” – Wittenberg Review