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  • The Two Sisters, a poem based on by Théodore Chassériau (France, 1843), was published as one of several creative responses to the painting by The Ekphrastic Review. 

  • Fish Story was selected as a Spank the Carp Ekphrasis Challenge winner and is featured in the latest issue as part of the journal's Mind of the Poet series. 

  • The Octopus Poet, O, and Quilted Seascape Dreams - three new poems included in Fresh Fish: Textile Artists and Poets Explore Underwater Life, a new book by Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) - Find more about this book at the SAQA website and find the book on Amazon

  • Poems & Photographs on Hope - In Of Poets & Poetry's January/ February issue, editor Mark Andrew James Terry collected "voices of hope" and I'm excited to have photographs and a new poem, Evening News, included in this inspiring issue. (Of Poets & Poetry is a Florida State Poet's Association publication. The link will take you to the free pdf. You can also find a beautiful print edition on Amazon.) 

    ~ Visit the FSPA website to see all that they offer and you'll also find some of my Florida 
    photos on the masthead throughout the site.  :)


Coming soon... Poetry at The Light Ekphrastic!

Selected 2020 PUBLICATIONS:​​




  • I'm thrilled to share with you that my poem, Lost Gloves, was honored with a Grand Prize Award in the Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Contest! The poem was interpreted and performed by Richard and Natica Angilly's Poetic Dance Theater Company at the 26th Annual Dancing Poetry Festival! Click here to see the poem, Lost Gloves, along with photos of the Dancing Poetry performance. 

    (The poem, Notes (later published in this linked page from Of Poets & Poetry), was also awarded a First Prize and was read at the Dancing Poetry Festival.) 

  • Surreally Good Apple - Published as an Al Laster Memorial Award winner in Encore: Prize Poems 2019 (an anthology of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies)

  • You Don't Say...? - Poets Reading the News 


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