As with my short and flash fiction, most of my poetry is available for free at various places around the internet. When not, I provide links to where you can purchase issues, books or access to archives.

Let me tell you of that garden, mini-chapbook forthcoming from Sword & Kettle Press, 2023.

“The Lost Dead World Thing,” forthcoming in Kaleidotrope, 2023/2024

“Storm,” in Wizards in Space, Issue 8, December 2022

“Green Leaves Against the Wind,” in Our Beautiful Reward, Reckoning Press, October 2022

Horsemen, Mithila Review, July 2022

“Ursa Major,” in Musings of the Muses, Brigid’s Gate Press, 2022

“Lonely Wordless Ghosts,” Vastarien, Fall 2021

“Sculpting,” Vastarien, Fall 2021

Good People, Fireside, December 2021

A blistering poem about what we tell ourselves we are doing for the sake of good. Sarah Gailey.

Hiding, Sycorax Journal, November 2021

“And the Wind Steal Her Vibrant Call,” Water: Selkies, Sirens and Sea Monsters, August 2021

Dracula Among the Ruins, Kaleidotrope, July 2021

It’s a piece that feels time keenly, even as Dracula passes through so much of it. Not idly, though, and not ignorant of the weight of it. A great read! Charles Payseur, Quick Sip Reviews. 

Nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award, Science Fiction Poetry Association.

Secrets, Frozen Wavelets, April 2021

The Indifferent Song of C. Acer, Speculative City, April 2021

Beneath the Palace Dictionary the Last Evil Mars Moth Sleeps, Kaleidotrope, January 2021

 Ah, a rather wonderful look at just sort of ignoring a problem that should definitely have been sorted before the child slipped into the room. Charles Payseur, Quick Sip Reviews.

“Swansongs,” Glittership, forthcoming 2021

The Last Message, Frozen Wavelets, December 2020

The Chambermaid, Kaleidotrope, July 2020

“Circe,” Dreams and Nightmares, June 2020. (Link to purchase issue.)

Journeys, Wizards in Space, Issue 05, March 2020

Afterwards, Mithila Review, March 2020

Gretel’s Bones, Strange Horizons, December 2019

… it’s an unsettling read, wonderfully creepy and complex. And it invites readers to really spend some time with it, staring into the darkness, seeing what takes shape, seeing what starts looking back. A great read!

Charles Payseur, Quick Sip Previews

“The Red Shoes,” in Three Drops From a Cauldron: Midwinter 2018, December 2018

The Water Beating Against Your SkinTwisted Moon Magazine, September 2018

Expecting a Dinosaur, Uncanny Magazine,  August 2018

Burning, Wild Musette, October 2017

Hunter, Mythic Delirium, July 2017.

Euryale at the Shore, Polu Texni, 2017

The Stained Oak Leaves, Umbel & Panicle, February 2017

The StudyMithila Review, January 2017.

Ice/Shadow, Strange Horizons, December 2016 (you probably want to click on the poem after reading it.)

“It’s an amazing piece that you should definitely spend some time with, so go read it! ” Charles Payseur, Quick Sip Reviews

After Midnight, Mythic Delirium, November 2016  (Honorable mention, Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year, 2016)

Three NutsThrough the Gate, October 2016

Hamelin, A Remnant, Through the Gate, August 2016.

Madrepore, in Spelling the Hours, July 2016

At the Center, Kaleidotrope, June 2016

“The Heart of the Flame,” Fae Visions of the Mediterranean, May 2016, available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

BriarsPolu Texni, December 2015

The Thirteenth Child, Uncanny Magazine, November 2015

Kore, Through the Gate, August 2015

a note found beneath a moonstone, inkscrawl, June 2015

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Dragon, Tor.com, April 2015

The Binding, Eye to the Telescope, April 2015

Three Limericks, Stone Telling, April 2015 (part of their April Fool’s joke issue; recommended only for those with a high tolerance for limericks)

Understand, Polu Texni, February 2015

After the Dance, Uncanny Magazine, January 2015

Demands, Goblin Fruit, December 2014  (This is a companion piece to Feather and Snowmelt, also published by Goblin Fruit, listed below.)  Nominated for the 2014 Rhysling Award.

Feather, Goblin Fruit, November 2014

Myrrha, Through the Gate, October 2014

The Silver Comb, Mythic Delirium, May 2014

Bone Song, inkscrawl, March 2014 (nominated, Dwarf Stars Award 2015)

The Restoration of Youth, Strange Horizons, January 2014

The Loss, Strange Horizons, September 2013 (2nd place, Dwarf Stars Awards 2014.)

Mountain, Through the Gate, August 2013

Iron Search, inkscrawl, August 2013

Walking Home, Dreams and Nightmares, Issue 95, June 2013.

Gleaming, Mythic Delirium, Issue 28, April 2013

Rahab, Through the Gate, August 2012

Sisters, Strange Horizons, July 2012

Reversals, Goblin Fruit, Summer 2012 (July)

Laurels, Bull Spec #7, May 2012

Ariadne, inkscrawl, April 2012

…elegant and heartfelt and powerful…  Amal El-Mohtar, Versification

Tongueless, Strange Horizons, February 2012

Unmelted, Goblin Fruit, February 2012

Silence and Raven Singing, Mythic Delirium, December 2011

Do Not Imagine, Future Lovecraft, Innsmouth Free Press, December 2011

Frenzy, Abyss and Apex, October 2011 (requires subscription to archives)

Cold Comfort, Star Ship Sofa, October 2011 (as part of a podcast)

Sea Torn Heart, inkscrawl, September 2011

Petals, Bull Spec, September 2011

Encantada, Stone Telling, June 2011

Three poems: Grandma and the Puka, Nile Song, and Soul Streets, Ideomancer, March 2011

Snowmelt, Goblin Fruit, Winter 2011

Rhysling nominee

“My first reading rocked me back on my heels….” Deborah Brannon

Reprinted at Tor.com, April 2013, as part of their celebration of National Poetry Month.

Quoth the Cultist, Innsmouth Free Press, June 2010 (pdf file; parody of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven.)

Two poems: Dancing and Sleep, Kaleidotrope, April 2010

Transformation, Goblin Fruit, January 2010

Hunger, Goblin Fruit, October 2009

Ino, Aoife’s Kiss (print zine), March 2009

Power, Aoife’s Kiss (online; no longer available), March 2009

Blood and Scales, The Harrow, February 2009

The Price, Polu Texni, December 2008

Searching, Polu Texni, December 2008

Decisions, QuickFic, December 2008 (online; no longer available)

Waterdance, Quick Fic, November 2008 (online; no longer available)

Mermaid, Aberrant Dreams, January 2008

Waiting, OG’S Speculative Fiction, January 2008

The Bear, Aphelion Webzine, August 2005

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