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The Hadal Zone

This poem was first published in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies’ 2014 prize anthology Encore. I hope you enjoy! The Hadal Zone We humans dabble in the waves lanced with sunlight, rarely swimming down to the layer known … Continue reading

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Country Born

When I have a poem published somewhere, I like to repost it here after the rights revert back to me so you guys can read it easily. That’s the case today. “Country Born” is a little free verse poem that … Continue reading

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Sonnet Building Step 5: “Final Dress”

[If sonnets just aren’t your cup of tea, check out the related prose discussion below.] Critique Sonneteers! At this point, you’ve done everything you can on your own to make your sonnet shine. The next step, if you’re up to … Continue reading

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Sonnet Building Step 4: “Muscle Sculpting”

[Just here for the prose talk? Click here to skip down.] Hello sonneteers! How are you guys? Doing okay? Where is everybody in the process? Judging from both the crickets in the comments and a few of you that I’ve … Continue reading

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