September 7, 2020

Ode to the tuna melt

Because I was eighteen and telling my best friend,the godmother to 

all three of my not-yet fetuses—I ain't never seen no black palm, a

cheese slice, and tuna spoon preach a sermon at a congregation of hot

and buttered ciabatta. And who ever heard of ciabatta  anyway?

Because with sandwich in black hand meat, tongue taking cover at

tonsil door, ready to war with the cheesy chopp...

September 4, 2020

Here she is both within the world and without it. A tableau vivant of an unbroken ballerina.

September 2, 2020

2020 PROSE CONTEST WINNER. You understand, Ama. It was all I could give them in return.

August 28, 2020



             after H.D.’s “Heat”



curl their


ends: make

fists in air. April, the minor

god, sets his wet throat on the orchard—

hurls his

ice and wind. After days above, the yellow-

jacket must return to its clay den. The bright

kernel of sun still

lifts along its old path,

muted—made a soft and perfect circle by the...

August 27, 2020

The Gimmicks by Chris McCormick (Harper Press 2020)

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