A handful of my recent ekphrastic poems are up at The Brooklyn Rail. These are from a series about mothers and their children inspired by an old book discarded from our library, …
Derek Fenner’s The Emerald Tablet, a collection of writing responding to the Emerald Tablet, was initially published in a small run and only available to contributors and friends— a kind of “secret book.” It is now available to the general public…
In the Library with the Lead Pipe on Poet-Librarians
New erasures in La Vague Journal
I work in a library that has been weeding thousands of books (outdated, water damaged, and otherwise in poor condition– it had not been weeded in years), so my friends and I have been using some of the old books for art/poetry projects. Some of the books…
butterflies (tinysides 2006)
After some time off from my own poetry,* I pulled together a book manuscript last Fall and have spent 2013 editing and adding to it, entering it in contests, writing new poems, and otherwise newly engaging in the poetry community as an author.
Thankful to receive my contributor copies of The Emerald Tablet, ed. @derekfenner, an anthology of poems inspired by the legendary text, just in time to procrastinate from cleaning. This poem borrows from @michelleferal’s sense of magic and @thegirlwiththeloontattoo’s use of columns.
Writing workshop working on erasure poems with library discards
The Chapbook Journal contributor’s copies arrived!