HIV Here & Now

HIV Here & Now

I’m proud my poem “3 1/2 Love Sonnets” was selected as today’s poem in the HIV Here & Now series, a 365-day countdown in poems…

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Alone At Lunch

Alone At Lunch

A kid, I’d scoop at anthills with a jar. I’d watch the chaos through clear glass, screwing the lid of their tomb closed. Hours later,…

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We Were Here

We Were Here

In ancient China, poems were like receipts of being: If we were together and encountered a swan, I might write you a poem about a…

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Call For Submissions: Full Spectrum Expanded Edition

Call For Submissions: Full Spectrum Expanded Edition

If you are LGBTQI+, under 21, and have a personal story or poem to share about queer experience, submit by 8/1 to the new expanded…

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Canon

Canon

Of course, it gets easier. But there is still that occasional panic. Hungry, or even starved for history, that sense of belonging, you do a…

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Two Poems

Two Poems

I’m grateful to have two newly published poems.¬†Check out the current issues of Brooklyn’s SLICE magazine and Gulf Coast, also featuring Donald Hall, Tony Hoagland,…

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[All he drinks are suicides]

[All he drinks are suicides]

All he drinks are suicides, schizophrenic elixirs that let him pump his cup, trigger after trigger, down the length of the soda fountain. Our friend…

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