I want to thank The Best American Poetry blog for interviewing me and my publisher, Plan B Press, on my upcoming chapbook, CROOKED SMILING LIGHT. It’s coming this month! Stay tuned for blurbs from Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri and award-winning author and poet John Murillo! But in the meantime, check out my interview with The Best American Poetry […]
In the midst of all the craziness with the election and pandemic, I forgot the 4-year anniversary of my second book, POINT BLANK, which was in October. So while putting in those 10,000 hours of practice, I created a little something for the occasion. I included quotes and blurbs from folks who were generous enough […]
The Sealey Challenge was started by Nicole Sealey. She tasked her friends and fellow poets to read 31 poetry books a day in August. Here’s a shortlist of what I’m enjoying so far.
This video was inspired by my poem of the same name, which I shared in a previous post.
for Jade Rose King and George Floyd A YouTube clip shows a riot ignitedafter police killed George Floyd— torched SUVs, overturned cop cars,armored officers retreating— all of that sinks my wifeinto a deeper postpartum,having made it throughour personal crisis. We watch the python of despaircoil itself around America, blowing outglass storefronts and colliding angry bodiesas […]
This video is inspired by my poem, “This Good,” from my second book, POINT BLANK.
If you haven’t, #NationalPoetryMonth is a great time to check out POINT BLANK and DRIFT. Music by Epidemic Sound.
If you’re looking for something to listen to during the #covid19 quarantine, I’m making a few copies of my audiobook, DRIFT, available for free. Twenty promo codes are my limit. I have 17 left. Let me know if you’re interested. Check out a sample below. (This post will be taken down when I run out of promo […]
Last week, I posted the video for “Beacon,” which was inspired by the first poem I wrote about our experience with lupus, my wife on dialysis, and our surgery. I said that was part one of the journey. The above video is part two, “Into the Light.”
Please enjoy this retail sample and consider ordering DRIFT on Audible. If you’re a reviewer, I have 50 promo codes (25 US and 25 UK) for review copies. Let me know in the comments below if you’re interested.