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Monthly Archives: January 2011

beaten by the sweetest of dekes

Instead of posting here and doing other things I’d also like to be doing (like writing, or playing fetch with the dog) I’ve been doing three things: working (we’re down a staffer at work so I’m putting in a lot of overtime to make up for it), playing Words With Friends (if you’d like to […]

torch the stream

Cherry Blossom Review published three of my haiku today.

Nature Show

Four and Twenty has just published my very short poem, “Nature Show.” (pdf)

There is something wonderfully sweet about a woman touching your hand across a table and telling you about love.

Read “The Boy and the Palm Reader” by Nick Kocz and Jenniey Tallman.

dusk epiphany

escarp just posted one of my haiku.

The People of the Other Village / hate the people of this village / and would nail our hats / to our heads for refusing in their presence to remove them / or staple our hands to our foreheads / for refusing to salute them / if we did not hurt them first

Read “The People of the Other Village” by Thomas Lux.

Writing for an internet article mill.

I’ve been working for Demand Studios since May 2010. I wrote 149 articles in 2010, earning a total of $1012.50.     I mostly wrote two kinds of articles – $3 “Tip” articles which were one- or two-sentence answers for questions on sites like, and $15 “About” and “List” articles which were longer (500 […]

The unicorn pulls…

Trapeze has accepted two of my microfiction pieces for reprint, which originally appeared in Tweet the Meat and PicFic (that second one is also in On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded onto Twitter), to appear in February and March respectively.

How we domesticated dogs.


it will involve hopping

My poem “Nature Show” has been chosen for publication in the January issue of Four and Twenty, scheduled to release on Tuesday, January 18. ETA: I don’t think I mentioned it at the time, but also, last month The Best of Every Day Poets One came out, which contains my poem “The Grave Marker.”