Center of the Universe

Particles become atomsbecome moleculesbecome cellsbecome my body.My bodydrops an egg once a month,and this egg-releasing schedule alignswith a rock floating … More

they said

(1st place in PCCA’s Awards for Poetic Excellence) they said / what college are you going to / they said … More

God, Mother

Somebody famous saidthat creativity comesfrom the realm of the mothers.A star is born every 15 seconds.That is a very fertile … More

The Scene

(1st place in PCCA’s Awards for Poetic Excellence) You don’t wake up knowing that todaywill be one of the worst … More

Vegas Bridge Girl

(2nd place in PCCA’s Awards for Poetic Excellence) Vegas Bridge Girl—sitting on the bridgeconnecting me to New York, New York.You, … More

Holy

The most Holy Word I’ve ever hearddidn’t come from the inside of any Holy book.It came from a man two … More

Genesis

When some religious folks tell me—a pregnant woman—that I was created for man,from man,as a cure for his loneliness,I ask … More