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On the Fifth Day of Halloween: Three Deaths

On the fifth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Three Deaths.” This is another written for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt—I think her prompts inspire some of my best work. This one was … Continue reading

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On the Fourth Day of Halloween: Exquisite Corpse

On the fourth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of Exquisite Corpse. This was originally written for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt back in August of 2018. It’s also included in my just … Continue reading

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On the Third Day of Halloween: The Lady in Gray

On the third day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a production of “The Lady in Gray.” This was written for the recent Poetry in the Graveyard LIVE readings that Amy Zoeller and I did at Woodlawn Cemetery. … Continue reading

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On the Second Day of Halloween: Digital Djinn

On the second day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Digital Djinn.” This was just written this week for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt so it isn’t included anywhere else. Why did I write … Continue reading

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On the First Day of Halloween: Sympathy for Monsters

On the first day of Halloween my true love gave to me… 13 recordings he produced of my poems. This is the first, and one of my favorites because he changes his voice up to match the three monsters in … Continue reading

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Visiting the Lady in Gray

There are local stories here in Independence that a ghost wanders up and down Woodlawn Cemetery, next to Noland Road. She’s said to be an older woman dressed all in gray and quite a few people claim to have seen … Continue reading

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His and Her Books

Completely by coincidence Ryan and I both had our books go live on Amazon on the same day—his and her books! While his official publish date for Shadow’s Lament was October 1 there was a delay in the actual upload … Continue reading

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The Sirens Call eZine #43—FREE READS

I’m excited to have four pieces of fiction published in The Sirens Call eZine #43. This issue celebrates the tenth Women in Horror Month, so it’s an all woman issue. Always free to read, there are 204 pieces of lit … Continue reading

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#MustWatch A Place of Truth

I recently watched A Place of Truth—and everything I thought I knew about poetry has turned inside out. About a traveling poet named Abi Mott, the documentary explores the world of poems-on-demand from her experiences. Unashamedly truthful, Abi makes her living … Continue reading

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Lockward’s Poetry Reviews List

You just read a poetry book and you wish you could do it justice with a review, but where to send it? Good news! Diane Lockward created a comprehensive list of print journals that will accept unsolicited reviews of poetry … Continue reading

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