Poems

Online Publications

Appalachian Review (also in print): “Self-Portrait as Fly Fisherman” (2020)

Barren Magazine“The Weight of Spit” (2019)

Barren Magazine 2019 Poetry Contest, 2nd Place: “To My Eldest at the Age of Burning”

The Blue Mountain Review (pages 30-32): “Pastoral with Bull,” “Last Lap Around the Dead,” & “Ars Poetica at the End of the World” (2019)

Caldwell Arts 2020 Regional Poetry Contest: “The River at World’s End” (3rd Place) & “September Sunset” (Honorable Mention)

Cider Press Review“How Mom Quit Saying Shit” (2017)

Cold Mountain Review (also in print): “Peeling Bark for Bread” & “A Tomato Sandwich for the End-Times” (2018)

Cumberland River Review: “The Black Snake on My Lawn” (2019)

The Lascaux Review (also in print): “When We Believed the World Wouldn’t End” (2019)

Little Stone Journal: “An Allegory: After They Burned” & “Love Poem: Firefly” (Page 04) (2020)

Longleaf Review: “And the Leaves, the Flowers” (2019)

Noble / Gas Qtrly“Six Crows” (2018)

Orange Blossom Review: “While Wandering the Blue Ridge, We Followed the River Acheron” (2020)

Psaltery & Lyre: “A Prophecy for the First Horse that Carried Me” (2020)

River Heron Review: “Elegy with Failed Metaphors” (2020)

Rust + Moth: “Love Poem: The Asteroid’s Sonnet” (2019)

The Shore: “An Invitation to Light” (2019)

Still: The Journal (finalist, “Judge’s Choice”): “The Gods Who Might be Geese” (2018)

Under a Warm Green Linden: “Birdsong in the Time of Quarantine” (2020)

Verse Daily: “To the Turkey Vulture Pacing the Field” (2019)

Wild Goose Poetry Review: “The Path to Bees,” “Building Fire,” & “Absolution at the Trash Compactor” (2017)

Print Publications

Appalachian Review: “Devil’s Walking Stick,” “Elegies of Gathering,” “Self-Portrait as Fly Fisherman,” & “The River” (2020)

The Carolina Quarterly: “The Geese Who Might be Gods” (2017)

Cold Mountain Review: “Peeling Bark for Bread” & “A Tomato Sandwich for the End-Times” (2017)

EcoTheo Review: “Early Snow” 2020

Even As We Breathe: A Novel by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle: “The Lovers’ Prayer to the Body” (as the epigraph) (2020)

The Lascaux Review: “When We Believed the World Wouldn’t End” (2021)

Light: A Journal of Photography & Poetry (as “Featured Collection”): “Otter and Trout,” “The Collision,” “Waking from Tooth-Loss,” “How to Speak With the Dying When the Dying Cannot Speak,” & “Of My Friend Who Gives Good Advice” (2017)

Main Street Rag Magazine: “Tasting Wood Sorrel” & “Silence Like” (2018)

Pembroke Magazine: “To the Turkey Vulture Pacing the Field” (2018)

The Pikeville Review: “My Brother and His Friend Pause From Their Work to Raise My Mower From the Dead,” “Un-swaddling,” “Posthumous Harvest,” & “To the Whitetail Deer Who Fled the Field” (2018)

Pinesong 2019 (Awards Anthology of the North Carolina Poetry Society): “Speak of Rivers” (Sarah Bessent Hayman Poetry of Love Award, 1st Place), “The Church of Unmaking” (Poetry of Witness Award, 1st Place)

Pinesong 2020: “A Fall Language” (American Heritage Award) & “Self-Portrait as an Oyster from the Clarenbridge Oyster Bed in Galway” (Susan Laughter Meyers Fellowship)

Witness: Appalachia to Hatteras: “Deathbed Fashion Show,” “Moon Clippings for Birds,” “On Teaching (Not Preaching) Poetry,” “Grendel’s Mom,” and “Dead Bird  Poem” (2016)