Poetry in Literary Magazines

“Midnight” in Blue Heron Review (Spring 2023)

“Fly Anyway,” “She Tries to Not Be Afraid,” and “She Loses Him to Soft Indifference” in Wilderness House Literary Review (April 2023)

Haiku trio “Detention,” “Time,” and “Quantum Fix in ”Mad Swirl (February 5, 2022) and republished in its sixth print anthology, The Best of Mad Swirl: 2022 (April 2023)

“The Gray in Gratitude,” “What She Wants,” “The Hermit,” “No,” “Defenseless,” “Beauty,” “Reality,” “The Privilege of Lizards,” “Reflections in the Rain,” “Late Spring Morning,” “Scatter Soul,” and “In Love” in Cholla Needles (Issue 77, 2023)

“Winter Walk” in The Santa Fe New Mexican Pasatiempo as a third place winner in the adult poetry category of its annual writing contest (December 23, 22)

Somersaults in Difficult Times” in oddball magazine (November 30, 2022)

She Did Not Come to Be Erased” in Mad Swirl (November 12, 2022)

Prayer” in Willawaw Journal (Fall 2022)

“Fall” in Sin Fronteras/Writers without Borders online volume 26 edition (2022)

“Kaleidoscope” and “Hope” in Gargoyle Magazine Vol. 75 (2022)

Silk” in right hand pointing Silk” (Vol. 147, April 2022)

“Desert Night” in Silver City’s Independent (April 2022)

“The Show” and “Late Summer Mountain” on Page One of Willawaw Journal (Spring 2022)

“An Unlikely Story” in First Literary Review – East (March/April 2022)

From Paradise” in Dissident Voice (March 13, 2022)

“Passing Through” re-published in Mad Swirl’s print anthology The Best of Mad Swirl: v2021 (February 2022)

“Soul,” “Exuberance,” and “Secret Love” from my collection Kaleidoscope reprinted in Cultural Daily (February 24, 2022)

“Clipped,” “Cassandra’s Ghost,” and “A Girl’s Voice” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (2021).

“Language” in Free State Review (2021)

“In Theory” and “Sing Longer” in Talking River Review (Summer 2021)

“Questions” in Salamander Magazine (Spring/Summer 2021)

Passing Through” in Mad Swirl (June 18, 2021)

“Truth,” “Lies,” and “Corner Dreams” in Wilderness House Literary Review (April 2021)

“Song of the Earth” in Sin Fronteras/Writers without Borders (March 2021)

“Evensong” in El Palacio: The Magazine of the Museum of New Mexico, Spring 2021 Poetry Selections (March 2021)

“One Little Thing: To a Beautiful Dancer” in Floored, an anthology edited by Betsy Mars and published by Kingly Street Press (2020/2021)

Tourist” in Mad Swirl (February 6, 2021)

“To the Inadvertent Misogynists in My Life” in Gargoyle Magazine (Gargoyle #73, 2021)

“Cabbages” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (Fall 2020)

A Prayer for Healing” in Dissident Voice (January 10, 2021)

“Bread: 1918-2020” in Nixes Mate Review‘s Issue 16/20 Covid 2020 (January 1, 2021; page 5); republished in Nixes Mate Review’s 2021 Covid print anthology.

Inheritance” in Halfway Down the Stairs (December 2020)

“What Remains: Pandemic August 2020” in Desert Exposure as Honorable Mention prize in its 2020 Writing Contest (October 2020; page 24)

“Stones and a River” in Gyroscope Review‘s Crone Power Issue (Fall 2020)

“Girl Praying” in San Pedro River Review (Volume 12, No. 2, Fall 2020)

Edge of a Child” in Mad Swirl (August 8, 2020)

“The Poem I Always Wanted to Write,” “Over Here,” “Girl with Unicorn,” “Until You Honor Your Anger,” and “Vigil” in Cholla Needles 46 (July 2020) on the theme Earth

“Honey” in The Ocotillo Review (Summer 2020)

“Tango” and “Domestic Nonviolence” in Cultural Weekly (June 18, 2020)

After Saying Goodbye” in Sheila-Na-Gig (June 1, 2020)

“A Prayer for the Swans” and “Snapshot: City Night” in Poetry Pacific (May 5, 2020)

Pleasure” and “Snapshot of a Boy” in Voices on the Wind‘s Pleasure edition (Vol. 81, May 1, 2020)

American” in Dissident Voice (April 19, 2020)

Mountain Path April 2020” in Dissident Voice (April 5, 2020)

“She Wishes for a Child,” “Naked Thoughts,” “Paradise,” “Shared Fox,” “Toward Peace,” “In the Far Corner,” “Prisoners of War,” “What the Fox Said,” “How Do You Find God,” and “Eternity” in Cholla Needles (Volume 41, March 2020)

“On Ice,” “Emily Watches Him Sharpen Kitchen Knives,” and “Rosemary Honey” in Gargoyle (Vol. 71, Spring 2020)

“Her Golden Dress” in Sin Fronteras (Spring 2020)

Illusions” in Jeanette Cheezum’s Cavalcade of Stars (January 27, 2020)

“Fragile Freedom: A Gila River Poem” in The Proceedings of the Seventh Natural History of the Gila Symposium include my poem (The New Mexico Botanist, Special Issue No. 7, December 2019)

“I Believe” and “A Brief Whisper with the Colorado River” in River Poets Journal, 2019 A Fork in the Road Special Edition

“Confession” and “Kaleidoscope: A Walk in the World” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction, Confessions issue (Volume 9, Fall 2019)

Hush” in Mad Swirl (December 31, 2019)

Candle” in Halfway Down the Stairs, Callings issue (December 1, 2019)

“Young Love” in First Literary Review – East (September 2019)

Circus” in Mad Swirl (September 21, 2019)

“If She Were a River” in Grasslimb Journal (v. 17, no. 2, August 2019)

“Cassandra” in Crannóg (Issue 51, June 28, 2019); nominated for a Pushcart Prize in November 2019.

“Cathedrals” in Street Light Press (Issue 26, June 15, 2019)

“The Meaning of Shoes” in Metonym Literary Journal (Vol. IX Spring 19)

“Immortality” republished in Mad Swirl‘s the best of mad swirl v 2018 print anthology (April 2019)

“A Walk with Michael” in Harbinger Asylum (Spring 2019).

Self-Portrait with Question,” “Winter Solstice,” and “Who Killed the Sweetness” in Mused Bella Online (Winter 2018)

“Red Scarf” in Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders (2019)

What the Wind Sings” re-published in NatureWriting (December 14, 2018)

“Immortality” and “Snapshot: City Night” in Mad Swirl (December 8, 2018)

The River” re-published in NatureWriting (December 7, 2018)

Three Lunes in River Poets Journal (December 2018)

“Goodbye,” “Joy,” “Desire,” “Fairy Tale,” “Into the Mist,” “While She Was Dancing,” and “Emily Celebrates Her Insignificance” in Silver City Quarterly Review’s  2018 Anthology, available on Amazon.com (November 2018). 

“Strawberry Ledge Forever”in Pirene’s Fountain (10th Anniversary issue 2018)

Pieta” re-published in Portside.org (November 2, 2018)

Studying the Song of Solomon: Between the Lines” in Feminine Collective (October 2018)

“What the Wind Sings” in Desert Exposure‘s October 2018 Editor’s Notebook section (p.7)

“The Poet”re-published in The Font re-published my poem (Fall 2018 On the Poetic Impulse section)

“Pink Slip” and “Red Hot Stove”inThirteen Myna Birds (September 2018)

Ten Cents” inStreet Light Press issue 17 (September 14, 2018)

“Forbidden,” “Forest Fire,” and “Spell”inChiron Review (Spring 2018)

Incantation” in Feminine Collective (August 12, 2018)

“Pieta,” “Normal,” and “The Timing” in Cultural Weekly (August 2018)

“Wanderer’s Night Notes”in The Linnet’s Wings Blackbird Dock (Summer 2018) (p. 116)

“Rebel Training,” “16th Street Mall Shuttle,” “Sartre by the River,” “While She Was Dancing,” “A Challenged Soul,” “Emily’s Letter to Her Husband’s Lover,” “Why She Is In Love Again,” and “Kiss” re-published in Poets International (June 2018)

“Sunrise” in The Linnet’s Wings, Chante Ishta issue (Spring 2018, p. 126)

One-sentence poem “On Buying Roses”in Third Wednesday (June 2018)

“The Bible” and “L.A. Freeways” in Mojave River Review (Spring/Summer 2018)

“Why I Am In Love” posted by Advocates for Snake Preservation on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook May 10 and May 11, 2018 (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bim1A_Ln_4r/?taken-by=snakeadvocatehttps://twitter.com/SnakeAdvocate/status/994646768330649601; https://www.facebook.com/snakepreservation/photos/a.560722504045876.1073741828.529733613811432/1647328345385281/?type=3&theater)

“Urban Spring”re-published in First Literary Review – East (May 2018)

“Rebel Training” inMockingheart Review (Volume 3, Issue 2, Spring/Summer 2018)

Emily’s Letter to Her Husband’s Lover” in Serving House Journal (May 1, 2018)

“16th Street Mall Shuttle,” “Emily Writes to Her Father in Heaven,” and “A Challenged Soul” in Literati Magazine (April 9, 2018)

“Lord of Lizards,” “Anxiety,” “Ceremony,” and “Pieta” in Silver City Quarterly Review (Spring 2018)

“In a Perfect World,” “I Believe,” and “Desert Rain”inRiver Poets Journal (2018 April National Poetry Month Napkin Pocket Poems)

“Desire”inThird Wednesday (March 2017)

“Fragile Freedom: A Gila River Poem” in NatureWriting (March 19, 2018)

“The Professor”re-published in First Literary Review – East (March 2018)

Bewildered“in Mad Swirl (March 14, 2018)

Sartre by the River“re-published in Verse-Virtual (March 2018)

He Danced Well,” “Gray,” and “On Her Climb to Gratitude“in Voices on the Wind (February 2018)

“In Flight,” “From This Cauldron,” and “Bromance” in Scarlet Leaf Review (January 2018)  

“The River” in The Linnet’s Wings (January 2018)

“The River” and “Rowing Upstream” in Mojave River Review (Vol. 3 No. 2 Fall/Winter 2017)

“Holding My Husband” appear in the anthology Not My President (Thoughtcrime Press, 2017)

“While She Was Dancing” and “Emily Celebrates Her Insignificance” in Silver City Quarterly Review (January 2018)

“Planned Parenthood” in Feminine Collective (December 19, 2017)

Morning“in Mad Swirl (December 25, 2017)

Sartre by the River in Figroot Press (December 2017)

Before Dawn“in Feminine Collective (November 21, 2017)

Wildflowers“in Nature Writing (November 7, 2017)

Sketch of a Dancer” and “Shadow” in Voices on the Wind in its Voices on Aging issue (November 2017)

Neruda’s Mermaid” re-published in Serving House: A Journal of Literary Arts (Fall 2017)

“Emily Watches Her Husband Bring Kate a Glass of Water” is one of five finalists in Cultural Weekly’s 2017 Jack Grapes Prize Contest (October 2017)

“Vincent van Gogh” on VG Gallery (October 2017)

“Wildflowers” won the poetry Grand Prize in this year’s Desert Exposure Writing Contest (published October 2017)

“Wildflowers” won the poetry Grand Prize in this year’s Desert Exposure Writing Contest (published October 2017)

Studying with Trees” and “Diana” in Mused Bella Online (Fall Equinox 2017)

“Sappho”re-published in Figroot Press’s September 2017 anthology for my lover, she is fair: a Sappho tribute

Roses for my Country” and “Women Mourning” in Voices on the Wind Voices of Protest issue (August 2017)

“Goddess”in Blood and Roses: A Devotional for Aphrodite and Venus (July 2017)

Respect, Love, Purple Flowers” in Mad Swirl (July 20, 2017) and also in Mad Swirl’s print anthology the best of mad swirl: v2017

“Why I am in Love,” “Sacrifice,” and “Beyond Reason”inThe Write Place at the Write Time (Summer 2017)

“Samsara,” “Nirvana,” “Scheherazade,” “Your Beautiful Eyes,” “Surrender,” “Paradise Lost,” “Prayer to Kuan Yin,” and “Not an Illusion” in The Peregrine Muse (June 2017)

If There Were Other Lives“in Eternal Haunted Summer (Summer Solstice 2017)

Summer Worlds“in Mused Bella Online (June 2017)

Dream of the Weaver Who Wove My Blanket“in Leaves of Ink (June 1, 2017)

“Detachment,” “Diane with a Cat in her Arms in the Shadow,” “Courage,” Early God,” and “Found” in The Open Mouse (May 26, 2017)

“Enthusiasm” and “September Sunsets” in MockingHeart Review (Spring/Summer 2017)

“Silence” and “Maybe Today” in Tuck Magazine (April 2017)

The White Baby“in The MOON magazine (April 2017) 

“Hell,” “The River,” and “Lullaby”in River Poets Journal (April 2017 Pocket Poems) 

Lines for a Princess“in Dissident Voice (April 2, 2017)

“Illusions” and “Riddle”in Olentangy Review (Spring 2017)

“Dancing in Santa Fe” in Cultural Weekly (February 22, 2017)

“The Most Beautiful Music” and “Rules for the Road” in The Write Place at the Write Time (Winter Spring 2017)

“Goodbye” and “Joy” in Silver City Quarterly Review (Winter 2016)

This Poem Will Change Your Life” in Mad Swirl (December 27, 2016)

Freedom” and “Jealousy“in Mused Bella Online Literary Review (Winter 2016)

“My Life,” “Not Belonging,” and “Carrots and Roses” in Ygdrasil (November 2016 edition)

“The Book of Love”in Harbinger Asylum (Fall 2016)

Ceremony“in Dissident Voice (November 6, 2016)

“At Sunrise,” “Crystals,” and “Wonder” in Olentangy Review (Fall 2016)

Mountain Path September“in Autumn Sky Poetry Daily (September 7, 2016)

“The Burn of Youth,” “Wealth,” “A Brief History of Suffering,” and “Blind Sun” in Burning House Press (August 2016)

Bricks” in Blue Lyra Review (Summer 2016)

“Desire,” “Fairy Tale,” and “Into the Mist” in Silver City Quarterly Review (Summer 2016)

“A Better Silence” and “Lord of Lizards” in Clear Poetry (June 16, 2016)

The Angel of Peace” in Dissident Voice (June 12, 2016)

“Of Beggars and Foxes”in Mad Swirl (May 31, 2016)

Xanthippe” in Autumn Sky Poetry Daily  (May 30, 2016)

Galileo“in The Linnet’s Wings (Summer 2016)

“Aubade” and “The Knight and the Lady of the Well” inThe Write Place at the Write Time (May 22, 2016)

“That Day” re-published in River Poets Journal‘s 2016 Special Edition A Collection of Signature Poems (2016)

If” in The Open Mouse (May 3, 2016)

“Sleeping Beauty” in the anthology Les Cabinets des Polytheistes (2016)

“Attention” and “Excuses” in Tuck Magazine (April 28, 2016)

“The Path of Beauty,” “Darkness,” and “Kiss” in Dead Snakes (April 9, 2016)

“Everywhere at Once” and “Glass Fairy” inRiver Poets Journal National Poetry Month Pocket Poems (April 2016)

“By the Bones of the Fox”in The Lake (April 2016)

Patriarchy,” “Back in the Woods,” and “The Timing“in Mused Bella Online Literary Review (Spring 2016)

“After the Forest” inCrannóg magazine Issue 41 (Spring 2016)

“Fountain”in The Linnet’s Wings Ghosts edition (Spring 2016)

“The Dragon’s Tale” in The Write Place at the Write Time Winter – Spring 2016 fairy tale themed edition (February 7, 2016)

“Silver Leaf Monkey” in The Linnet’s Wings Christmas Canzonet edition (December 2015)

Yearning to Praise” as a runner up winner of the 2015 Desert Exposure writing contest (November 2015)

“Enough”in Mad Swirl (October 8, 2015)

“Xanthippe”in Spillway 23 (Summer 2015)

Normal“in Mused Bella Online Literary Review (September 23, 2015)

“Anxiety” and “Like a Prince” in Cyclamens and Swords (August 2015)

“Century Plant” in The Independent of Silver City’s Daily Press (July 23-29, 2015)

“Purpose” in Mad Swirl (July 15, 2015)

“Amo Ergo Sum” and “Aspects of Silence”in Grasslimb Journal (Vol. 13, No. 1, January/February 2015)

“Beauty” in Mad Swirl (February 5, 2015)

Red Fox” in Spry Literary Journal (Issue 05, December 2014)

“Occasional Fox” and “Urban Spring” in Lunar Poetry (November 2014)

“Archer” in Cultural Weekly (September 24, 2014) as winner of the 2014 Jack Grapes Poetry Prize, nominated for a Pushcart Prize; also in Olentangy Review (Winter 2014)

Grand Canyon” and “Woman at the Crossroad” in Mused – BellaOnline Literary Review (Fall 2014)

Angel Loop September“in Desert Exposure (September 2014)

“Meteorite: Phases of Arrival” in Stone Highway Review (July 2014)

“A Fable of Leaves”reprinted in Taj Mahal Review (December 2013)

“After Long Absence” and “The Wanderers”inThe Write Place at the Write Time (Autumn/Winter 2013)

“Someone Is Always Leaving”in Stone Highway Review (Issue 3.1, September 2013)

“Vincent van Gogh”in Olentangy Review (August 2013)

Vincent van Gogh“in Glow Worm in its Tuesday Poem series (July 31, 2013)

“Child”in Requited (Issue 9, July 2013)

The Game” in Mused – BellaOnline Literary (Summer 2013)

“Midsummer Night’s Wake,” “Connecticut Avenue,” and “Water on Mars” in Olentangy Review (June 2013)

“Neruda’s Mermaid”in Rose & Thorn Journal (Spring 2013) 

A Woman to God” and “Vivaldi’s Winter Missing You“in Rose Red Review (Spring 2013)

Sleeping Beauty” in Eternal Haunted Summer (Spring Equinox 2013)

“Burning” in Wilderness House Literary Review (Volume 7, No. 4; winter 2012)

The Storyteller” in THRUSH Poetry Journal (January 2013)

“Pine Siskin” in The Linnet’s Wings (Winter 2012)

“Pieta” in Poets Against War, Canada (November 16, 2012)

When Lightning Strikes Men” in New Verse News (October 15, 2012)

Japanese Paper Flowers” and “The Involuntary Optimist” in Mused – BellaOnline Literary Review (Volume 6, Issue 3, 2012)

“Vigil” in Letras Caseras (May 15, 2012)

Escape Literature” republished in Kaffe in Katmandu (December 2011)

Identity” in Mused: Bella Online Literary Review (Volume 5, Issue 3, Fall 2011)

“Professor” in Blue Unicorn (June 2011)

A Fable of Leaves” and “Harvest Moon” in Mused: Bella Online Literary Review (Volume 4, Issue 3, Fall 2010)

“Cathedral Garden,” “The Naked Rose,” and “Divorce” in Caper Literary Journal (Issue 5, July 6, 2010)

The Alchemist” in Mused: BellaOnline Literary Review (Winter Solstice 2009)

“Blessing The Blossoms” and “Caged Light” in Poetry Saves! (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, Spring/Summer 2009)

“Valhalla” in Improv 2008: Anthology of Colorado Poets: Peace War Love (Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association, November 2008)

“Gratia Plena” in Hawai’i Pacific Review (2008)

That Day” in Le Nouveau Monde Vert (Summer 2008); mentioned with a link in Glow Worm‘s March 29, 2012 blog, “March On, Women

“Sappho,” “Escape Literature,” “Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2,” and “Feminist Strategy” in Borderlands Texas Poetry Review (No. 29, Fall/Winter 2007)

“Reading Mary Oliver” in Other Voices (Issue 19, Fall 2007)

“Zazen” in Sagewoman (No. 69, Spring 2006)

“November 30, 2003” in Raving Dove (Spring 2006)

“September 11, 2001” in Echoes from the Heart: an anthology of Poetry for Peace (In Love United 9.11 Peace Poetry Project, 2003) (Murray)

“The Music Of The Heart” in The Cathartic (Fall 1983) (Goldman)

“For The Woman Who Finds…” and “The Tight-Rope Walker’s Demonstration” in Focus (August 1983) (Goldman)

“A Fable of Leaves” in A Letter Among Friends (Summer/Fall 1983)

“Poem Containing ‘So, And, Such’” in Anima (Spring 1983) (Goldman)

“Eurydice” in Whose Woods These Are: An Anthology (The Word Works, Inc., 1983)

“The Dance Begins” in Salome: A Literary Dance Magazine (1983); also in Like Birds Lit (May 21, 2010)

“Women In The Windows In The Hague” in Concerning Poetry (1981) (Goldman)

“Vincent van Gogh”, “Nineteenth Century Heart”, “What Can I Say?” and “The Empty Pedestal” in Three Sisters (1981) (Goldman)

“Women Looking At A Painting” in The Dekalb Literary Arts Journal (Spring/Summer 1980) (Goldman)

“The Witch’s House” and “Interpretations” in The Poet Upstairs: A Washington Anthology (Washington Writers’ Publishing House, 1979) (Goldman)

“Portrait Of A Mother” in Concerning Poetry (Spring 1978) (Goldman)