Selected POEMS


GUERNICA
to lick the skin of the water with a tongue [I don't speak]... (translation from Frayer by M.A. Gill)


THE OFFING
Six translations from Frayer by M.A. Gill: to split the surface of the lake...  / I got up early to watch the sun...  / to dig a finger through the rampart’s fresh cement...  / we have hundreds of years of cataclysm ahead...  / the neck, ten centimeters open...  / in all such houses... 
 

TUPELO QUARTERLY
Three translations from Frayer by M.A. Gill: we the unlikely...  / We have plans for you, they say...  / sometimes the sky pulls down his starry leggings... 


CONCĪS
if a body is bound i-iii
 

EXIT 7
Two poems: Our Father / Briefly Clarifying What I Meant About the Lamps
 

LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE
Unlove Poem
 

THE LOUISVILLE REVIEW
Each Morning a Pomegranate Tree
 

MIRACLE MONOCLE
Some Kind of Sign
 

TINDERBOX POETRY JOURNAL
Three poems selected by Ocean Vuong as finalists for Tinderbox Poetry Prize: IMMORTALITY II, Or, The Cats, Like Faithful Cancers, Came to You in the Night  / Russell Edson  / A Powerful Girl


THE MADISON REVIEW
Two poems: Diazepam Orgasmatron Dulcinea ("Sestina") / 1000 Birds


THE HERON'S NEST
smoketown dawn...
 

KANSAS CITY VOICES, Vol. 3
Margaret, Who Died

 

PLAYS

Plastica

THE 33RD ANNUAL HUMANA FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN PLAYS
Finalist, National Ten-Minute Play Contest

"One day, Thumbelina’s limbs seemed waxen as the mother dressed her. Her eyes closed with a click when the mother tipped back her head. Why, she’s only a doll, thought the mother, and it was like waking up from a dream."
 

The Story of Izanagi and Izanami

THE 36TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER AMERICAN COLLEGE THEATER FESTIVAL
First Place, National Ten-Minute Play Contest

"So Izanagi began circling the pillar to his left and Izanami to her right. At the center they met and saw each other for the first time."