Favorite Poetry

It’s been some time since I posted favorite poetry. I veered off more into CNF and flash fiction for a few months but still read some poetry, just not as much as usual. As I was putting this post together, I noticed reoccurring themes of mothers, fathers, and rural life. I’m drawn to those themes … More Favorite Poetry

Poems & Flash Fictions

A quick update on my recent publications. Today I have two centos in Emerge Journal’s Tenth Anniversary issue. Thanks to Ariana DenBlyker for her years of work and support for the writing community and happy anniversary! My poems are here and here. I have two new flash fiction pieces online also. When Your Momma Leaves … More Poems & Flash Fictions

Favorite Creative Nonfiction: 3rd Quarter 2021

Life is amazing even when it’s not. Even when it’s another ordinary day filled with ordinary chores and responsibilities. Because….because….one small, seemingly insignificant thing can happen to turn it all upside down. These six stories, all set within ordinary days, have a thing that turned them upside down and made them amazing reading for us. … More Favorite Creative Nonfiction: 3rd Quarter 2021


So much held in a heart in a lifetime. So much held in a heart in a day, an hour, a moment. We are utterly open with no one in the end – not mother and father, not wife or husband, not lover, not child, not friend. We open windows to each but we live … More Hearts