July 27, 2017

“After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming vict...

November 17, 2016

My words
have been dormant
in this post election storm,
lying in wait
while hate
is made the new norm,
laying like soft bullets all around me,
scattered, disjoined, unformed,
the word TOLERANCE
is hiding behind the dresser,
the word HOPE
is lying quiet
atop a laundry h...

April 3, 2016

Last night
before sleep,
she drew pictures on my back
with her fingers,
a test of my spacial recognition,
my ability to form
a horse,
a sun,
a sailboat,
from the movement of her fingertip traces
against my skin,
to see it
take shape in my mind’s eye,
invisible palette,
...

April 2, 2016

That moment
when I photograph a woman,
a woman I hardly know,
and she begins to bend to me,

        like a tulip     stretching for a spot in     sunlight,

she lets stiffness and fear
fall
to
the
floor,
(a silk d...

April 1, 2016

It’s an art really,
more like sculpting
than anything else
I can think of,
this pulling down
of invisible clouds
into words on paper,

nothing,

suddenly transformed into meaning,

more like magic, perhaps, than art,
more like sorcery, perhaps, than work,

for I can ke...

September 21, 2014

Hi, Everyone! 

This is my first ever blog post on my very own website.  Eek.  As you know, my book is coming out TOMORROW and I am beyond excited!!!  I thought that I would create this website to give you guys a place to order the book and to find out a little bit mor...

September 19, 2014

I would like to thank the good people over at Swimming with Elephants Publications LLC for taking a chance on me, and working with me step by step to create a beautiful book that I can be proud of for the rest of my life.  Unending thanks and much love.

April 24, 2014

Here's a video of one of my favorite poems to read "The Day I was Jesus Christ (Total Eclipse of the Heart)," filmed by Chuck Dodson at Wednesday Night Poetry at Maxine's.

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more like sculpting
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