Strange Sundays: Poetry

Strange Sundays: Lucifer’s Panties at Lowe’s Garden Center

Strange Sundays Poetry: Lucifer’s Panties at Lowe’s Garden Center. “I told the serial killer he could feed his Venus flytrap Spam…”

Strange Sundays: Poetry

Strange Sundays Poetry: Death Comes to Me Again, a Girl

Strange Sundays Poetry: Death Comes to Me Again, a Girl. Today’s poem is a short, beautifully unexpected poem about death. Sublime and sensory, it’ll haunt you. #readmorepoetry #poems #StrangeSundays #poetry #DorianneLaux

Strange Sundays: Poetry

Strange Sundays: “Listen: there was a goat’s head hanging by ropes in a tree”

“Listen: there was a goat’s head hanging by ropes in a tree. All night it hung there and sang. And those who heard it Felt a hurt in their hearts and thought they were hearing The song of a night bird…” In an effort to share more modern poetry with the world, I am attempting… Continue reading Strange Sundays: “Listen: there was a goat’s head hanging by ropes in a tree”

Literary

The Shadow Awards Update

The shadow award winners will be announced tomorrow night, along with the close-but-no-cigar honorable mentions. In the meantime, here’s a little glimpse into the process, or a bit about what creeps behind the shadow. We’d been talking about doing a poetry contest at Molotov Cocktail for a couple of years. Finally, in the middle of… Continue reading The Shadow Awards Update

Literary

Johns Hopkins University, Project Muse poems

It just came to my attention that 2.5 of the 5 poems I had in the fall 2015 issue of Prairie Schooner are available on the Johns Hopkins University website, via Project MUSE. Wow. I think I’ve entered a parallel universe. Thank you, Poetry Muse!: https://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/prairie_schooner/v089/89.3.bond.html *please be advised: contains graphic language.