Poetry by Title


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A Bird Flew Out of My Mouth

A Dying Poet’s Final Sonnet

All This Chemo Is Making My Brain So Bright

An Elegy and An Kaddish for Parkland: Activism of Blood and Parkland Sighs Seven Times

And the 2019 Best Picture Oscar Goes to…

Black as Pepto Bismol

Black in Japan

Bloody Disgusting, Absolutely Horrifying

Body Language

Border Crossing

Catacombs Know No Smiles

Census of the Living and the Dead

Core Curriculum

Daguerreotype Of a Little Black Girl

Death Mask of Ours

Death is like no movie I have ever seen: the commercials

Death is like no movie I have ever seen: The Trailers

Dog Acts

Epitaph to a Stone

Excavation of a Young T. Rex

Fairhope: A Poet’s Dream

Father’s Day

Film Course 101

God Reads the New York Times and Comments

Grief Is Everything and All


He Writes, She Dreams Their Sentimental Song

How Jesus Wants You to Love

I am deaf and not your simile

Icarus’ Sister 


Last Ride on the Arkansas

Leaving Florida

Migrant Daughter

Moms Save

My Wife Is Cooking Hot

Napalm Girl

Neil Armstrong Takes Back the Moon

New Bethany

No Good God Knows No

Nun Sense

Ode to Revelation 8

Ode to Stacey Abrams, Star Trek Politician

Our 18 Day Post 9-11 Marriage

Our Seven Year Sonnet

Our Very Good Year 2002

Passion’s Cursive Highway

Rain Dance

Red Cup Youths Know No History

Returning to the Invisible

Shadows and Footprints of Everyday Crimes

Sharma Climbs the Stairs

She Rise

Shout of a Fully Immunized Nose Picker

Snapshots of New York City in Stride

Sometimes Love Can Stand No Other: The Love Story of Asim and Melati

Sonnet for My Two Good Little Boys Passed On

South Beach Daze

Teacups Over Yellow Stars

Tiananmen Knows No Ghosts Now

The 67th, 68th, 69th Blow

The Butterfly Effect

The Donkey Braying in the Manger of the Lord or How the Jerusalem Donkey Got Its Mark

The Forgetting

The Fossil Soles of Refugees

The Genocide Field

The Gift

The Loneliness of Moving Spaces

The Lord’s Palace Is Us

The Love Candle

The Love Stories and Tragedies of Trash

The Mayas of the Old Beehive 

The Nacre of Cancer

The New Flood

The Numbers

The Only Needed Wall

The Orangutang Falls

The Port

The Walnut Street Bridge Hides Its Sorrows

The Parisian Chimney Sweep Knows the Night

Passion’s Cursive Highway

The Plains Weavers

The Poppy Influencers in Flanders Fields

the rapist god

The Sea Grape Remembers 

The Serpent in the Manger Straw

Unbearable Pains

Why I Hate Facebook Potato Salad Polls

Wildfires: California, Paradise


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