Oh, yeah—my new book is out…

My new collection of poems, This Is Not the Book That Will Save Your Life, is officially available as of today. Here are some of the purchase links: Print (softcover) Amazon Barnes & Noble Powell’s City of Books Amazon and Barnes & Noble currently offer the book at a slight discount. e-books Smashwords (ePub or Kindle) [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 28

My Day 28 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt on Napowrimo.net—to write a poem using Skeltonic verse. A short Skeltonic verse written under the influence of an oncoming migraine on a Friday afternoon when the weather won’t make up its bleeding mind and I’m too tired to go anywhere so what else am I [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 27

My Day 27 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt on Napowrimo.net—to write a poem exploring the sense of taste. Since my Day 26 was a long-ish poem, I wanted to make my Day 27 poem short—hence the haiku… New rain haiku The cloudburst has come the earthy smell of new rain wafts between the [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 26

My day 26 poem for National Poetry Writing Month sort of uses the prompt on Napowrimo.net—to write a poem about ‘a particular object or place from the point of view of some far-off, future scientist’… FILE NO. Z-166.5 Classification: Artefact Cluster Z Group: Indefinite Use Sub-Group: Artisan Category: Poet Description: Ego The following is extracted from [...]