Below you will find information on my books, chapbooks, and poems in anthologies and journals. Links are provided to poems available online. Enjoy!


My Resignation -- now available from Shearsman Books! Read more here!

Applies to Oranges -- available from Ugly Duckling Presse. Read more here!


A Good Attitude (Flying Object 2014)

from 'On "On Dreams"' (Dusie 2013)

Twenty Questions for the Drunken Sailor - (Dusie/flynpyntar Press, 2009)

Mayport (Poetry Society of America 2006)

13 Osips (Big Game Books 2006)

Villanelles are Retarded (with Shafer Hall) (Big Game Books 2006)

The Spectacle of Meat (Big Game Books 2006)

Abecedarium (Hermosa Neutron 2005)

Evol (Hermosa Neutron 2005)

Novelty Act (Ugly Duckling Presse 2004)

Calamity and The Calamity Annex (Hermosa Neutron 2003)


The Book of Scented Things (The Literary House Press 2014) - [A Real Psychology]

Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington DC (Plan B Press 2010) - [K Street Interview]

The i.e. Series Reader (Narrow House 2009)- [And in Late Winter, We Began to Kick the Tires]

The Meat Book (Hot Whiskey Press 2006) - [The Butcher Bunny]

Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel (No Tell Books 2006) - [Time Warp Girl]

A Slice of Cherry Pie (The Private Press/Half Empty-Half Full 2006) - [Sayonara, Cherry Pie]

Aubergine (Josh Corey 2004) - [The aubergine libertine in his green limousine]


The Hat (forthcoming): [A Rumor About the Queen of Spain]

Sir! #4 (forthcoming): [On a Poorly Photoshopped Elk]

LEVELER: [The Scarlet Ibis]

Big Lucks: [Orange Crush], [Greenbacks]

Washington Square (Winter/Spring 2014): [A Change Will Do You Good]

horse less review #16: [Meet Me at Vanishing Point], [The Sun Sets Every Day]

dusie #15: [The Quick Brown Fox], [Gold Rush], [A Primrose Path]

Gondola #4: [Closer Than They Appear]

Ping-Pong 2013: [Pattern: Grandmother], [Pattern: Girafters], [Pattern: Stichblatt], [Pattern: Seagulls], [Pattern: Urwald]

Gargoyle #60: [Purple Haze]

Cartagena: [Famous American Naval Officers], [Pattern: Pillar]

The Pink Line Project: [Gray Matter]

H_NGM_N #15: [Directory Assistance], [Shortwave]

Poetry Society of America: [Red Dawn]

Conduit #24: [Gentlemen Prefer Blondes], [The Mill Stream]

Sink Review: [Whitespace], [Orange You Glad]

Verse: [Brownian Motion], [Gray Lady]

Everyday Genius: [Black Hole]

South Dakota Review: [Applause for this Shared Vigilance], [Bounded in a nutshell, yet . . .] [Love Poem in Four Drafts]

Columbia Poetry Review #25: [A Late Omen], [Doubtless]

Sprung Formal #7: [The Simile]

The Rumpus (Feb. 29, 2012): [In the Pink]

Painted Bride Quarterly #84: [Three Squares and No Funnin'], [Otter Pop Blues], [Tomatoes]

Everyday Genius: [Shinigami]

No Tell Motel (April 25-29, 2011):[How to Get Out of Dodge], [Bucky Follows a Cold Trail], [All in Your Head], [A Crooked Mile], [Can It, Mr. Eastwood]

Propeller (Winter 2011): [The WONDERS of My ENCHANTED GARDEN], [Clarity], [You vs. The Castles of Blue]

Phoebe (Spring 2011):[Atmospheric], [Dogsbody], [The Worst That Could Happen]

horse less review #8: [In Dreams]

The Equalizer #1: [Pattern 4: Mothballs and Sugar], [Pattern 7: Captain Cook], [Pattern 8: Jack Tar], [Pattern 16: Treetops], [Pattern 18: Industry], [The Past Isn?t Over], [Jackpot]

Hotel Amerika Vol 6, Issue 2: [Shielded from the sun's thick orange blot], [The Zenith's reruns are interrupted]

Poor Claudia #3: [Malleus Maleficarum], [A Pathetic Fallacy], [Now We See Things Face to Face], [Becoming forgetful, we apply], [The orange is a sweet fruit. It grows]

LUNGFULL! #18: [Sturm Sans Drang], [Last Frontier]

H_NGM_N # 10: [For the Long Haul]

Barrelhouse #8: [Theatrical lightning over the bar], [Say Uncle], [Twenty Questions for the Drunken Sailor]

So-and-So #2:: [High in soft mountains, where indigo], [This actress right for screaming--]

A Handsome Journal #2: [The zenith revels in shadow's heyday],[Dogs bark on a barge on the river at night], [Your army swills down the country lanes]

Beltway Quarterly, Vol. 11, Issue 1:[Sea Shanty], [The Captain], [Ye Mariners of England]

Saltgrass #4: [There Will Come the Great Reshelving], [Damn the Torpedoes]

6X6 #18: [Figure 2.31]. [Figure 3.3 - Pointed Pip], [Figure 4.21 - Colonnade], [Figure 5.18 - Automation], [Figure 3.1 - Zodiac], [Figure 4.7 - Spectators]

LIT #15 : [Loosed to their own devices, islanders], [Across the river, the horizon curdles]

Open Letters Monthly (May 2009): [The Path of Least Resistance], [Sleepwalker]

The Hat #8: [At first, heartbreak made me beautiful], [A fox-shaped car rolls through], [Sail Bait]

LocusPoint (DC Edition): [Sailor's Warning], [Educational], [Lambing time at the Hotel Cordillera], [This is how stalagmites build, meaning], ["A Total Victory For Chaos"]

Bird Dog #10: [Theory Has Nothing on Practice], [And Now, the Monster], [Peace for the Poor Student of History], ["Like the 1950s, Without the Barbiturates"]

Beltway Quarterly, Vol. 9, Issue 2: [Permanently 1975], [Steve McQueen on His Motorcycle], [The Meat Magi], [Up She Rises], [Superman Would Like to Come Down Now]

Foursquare Special Edition: [The Parameters of This Relationship], [In the Valley of the Shadow of Macrame], [At the End of the Day, We've Got Each Other], [If the World Were Perfect, We Would All Smell Like This], [Revelations of the Bad Hotel Room] (See a review here!)

Listenlight #11: [Argonauts], [Eglantine], [Iditarod], [Optimus Prime] [Ulster]

Coconut #11: [Miscues in the greenery - can you find], [The politician wins the debate by proving], [I halve the rooster's heart again]

Boog City #37 (The Baseball Issue) [Tho' John Olerud Should Walk in the Shadow...]

The Hat #7: [Meditation at Five-Thirty], [Ye Mariners of England]

String of Small Machines (September 2007): [Typewriter keys in abandoned places], [A fantasy of annexes], [An infancy provisionally set]

Hot Whiskey # 3: [The rain catches them on their way back home], [In a role reversal, the dramatis personae], [The ship's propeller churns the rough.], and [Say it with flowers. Bottlebrush aplenty.]

Foursquare #1.2: [Four from Lovely Osip]

Listenlight #5: [Comparisons of unlike things: yesterday's], [The man in the boater and the woman], [Waxy fingers lay gray gloves], [Waist deep in the river, I hear]

Cannibal #2: [Commerce Leaves Us in the Dust], [Prayers for the Occasionally Happy]

Small Town #10: [Valentine], [Skin], [A Prophet Among His People]

Drill #7: [Sea Theology], [To Comprehend the Scientific Temperament], [Pineapple Honeymoon]

Kulture Vulture #4: [Darla's Journey, Jessica's Hope], [Sea Shanty]

Upleasant Event Schedule (March 2006): [Panthers], [Just Calm Down], [Them Dreary Black Hills]

Typo #8: [History of Time]

La Petite Zine #19: [He Ate the Sandbox]

Octopus #5: [The Blue Ox], [And the Invitation Read: Payable on Death], [Monster Island Domestic Drama: Already in Progress]

Goodfoot #6: [Riddle]

The Tiny #1: [The Robot]

Poetry Less Than Daily (April 28, 2005): [What's Your Number?]

No Tell Motel (January 17-21, 2005): [Time Warp Girl], [Another Reason Mom's Not Welcome at the Wives' Club], [Rumor Has It Her Bedroom Window Is Locked from the Outside], [Homecoming], [The Recruiting Videos for the Japanese Navy Have Song-and-Dance Numbers]

Painted Bride Quarterly #74: [The Eyepatch], [The Pirate Cure], [The Daughter of Israel Hand]

LIT #9: [Too Late Now]

Muse Apprentice Guild (Summer 2004): [This Verse is Closed]

Canwehaveourballback #19: [Calamity Pays the Piper], [It All Comes Down to the Sweet Science]

Exquisite Corpse #14: [Max Ernst], [Calamity Speaks to the People]

Whew! That's all, folks!

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