Category: General

You Used to be Optimistic


Mixed in to the noise of panic buying and the static interference of science deniers is a slowly dawning public realization that there are things more important than the economy. Perhaps, perhaps we’ll come out of this a bit more human.

Turnstone Poetry Youtube Channel!


Hey Everyone! Check it out! Turnstone has launched a new poetry channel on YouTube and one of the poems from Lunatic Engine is on of the featured video broadsheets. Take a look and let me know what you think! You may want to also subscribe to the channel because there’s

an image of Naveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman (AKA “DaBu”) Stolen from their website at choirchoirchoir.com

ISOLATED WITH TEENS: My Son is a Frog


Kermit, the frog to be precise. Allow me to explain. You have probably already figured out that music is really important in my life. It is inseparable from breathing. I like all art, but I’d have a hard time choosing between poetry and music if it ever came down to

Streaming is Killing Music, and Other Ideas That Spark


Music streaming services don’t give a shit about you.

Happy Birthday Galileo!


So today, February 15, is Galileo’s birthday. What better way to celebrate than to reveal the cover for the book! I am really grateful and proud to be part of Turnstone’s s[ring lineup which also includes fabulous new books from Joanna Lilley and Sarah Ens. The launch and signing event

Learn Cursive with Lunatic Engine – Lesson 15 –


A Small and Trifling Body should not have taken so much blood to wash outshould not have torn her keel in two Funny how just a couple of short lines excerpted from a whole poem can stand for so much. The process of completing these worksheets has forced me to

LEarn Cursive with Lunatic Engine Lesson 14

Learn Cursive with Lunatic Engine – Lesson 14 –


Through My Memory of Their Eloquence in the third trimesteryour handsvein and swelllike tree swallows A love poem. Pure and simple. I can’t wait for you to read the whole thing. And now we’ve come to the final fountain pen. I’ve got a couple of other interesting writing implements to

Learn Cursive with Lunatic Engine – Lesson 13 –


Because of Our Zeal cause humanbodies are bad at reproducing our desireslurk between the sheetscaused missed carriages onlyhappen to other heroines We’re starting to get into it now. This is the first of a few pregnancy and birth poems that cluster around the emotional pivot of the book. This is

Feature image for Lesson 12

Learn Cursive with Lunatic Engine – Lesson 12 –


What We Require Above All Else about the negate ives inside every thing a s now flake toois built around an ab cess sencea little hole you can putstuff in to I will admit that I had a lot of fun writing this book. One of the earliest creative decisions

Lunatic Engine Lesson 11

Learn Cursive with Lunatic Engine – Lesson 11 –


TO BUSY MYSELF IN YOUR SERVICE a bag of ketchup chips emptilylies on the couch beside you baby likes ketchupyou smile your red face smear sticky fingers waveat my armload of clothes now move you’re inmy way & the Vikings are thrashing the Packers Finally, some sun! I’m not sure

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