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: 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
“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”
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
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.
We’ve been very busy at the Molotov Cocktail headquarters lately, and since I also read at the Phantom Drift ensemble reading at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop this last weekend, my blogging has been on hold. I hope to get some new material up soon, regarding MFA advice, writing contest advice, and I’ll tackle the controversial subject… Continue reading Rust+Moth
I currently have seven poems in two exceptionally fine literary publications. These include five poems in Prairie Schooner and two in december Magazine. You can order both online. Feed your brain.