Poetry


A Guide to Folktales
in Fragile Dialects

The Descent of Inanna

Oracles: A Pilgrimage

Apocrypha

Music of a Proto-Suicide (Out of print.)

Individual Poems

Apex Magazine – Issue 50 (July 2013)
A Great Clerk of Necromancy

Tor.com (April 2012)
Mouse Koan
What the Dragon Said: A Love Story
Aquaman and the Duality of Self/Other, America, 1985

Mythic Delirium #26
The Melancholy of Mecha-Girl

Goblin Fruit (March 2011-December 2011)
A Silver Splendour, A Flame

Stone Telling #3: Whimsy (March 2011)
The Secret of Being a Cowboy

Stone Telling #2: Generations (December 2010)
Eight Legs of Grandmother Spider (Reprint.)

Featured Poet for Flytrap, Issue 9 (June 2008)
Lessons cycle:
Lessons In Thermodynamics
Lessons In Architecture
Lessons In Petrology
Lessons In Horticulture

Featured poet for Goblin Fruit (Spring 2008)
The Jeweler’s Wife
The Girl With Two Skins
Landscape With Girl And Clams
The Ballad of All the Things I Might Have Written

Laura Hird’s Showcase (2008) (Website is now defunct.)
Sedna, Submerged
Skadi in the Forest of Legs

Farrago’s Wainscot, Issue 3 (Summer 2007)
The Immigrant
Rampion
The Seven Devils of Central California (Rhysling Award Winner)

Featured poet for GrendelSong #2 (Magazine is now defunct.)
Blood Poem series:
Inhumed, Her Star-Staked Body Bloodless Lies
Glass, Blood, and Ash
An Intersection of Blood and Gold
How Comes This Blood Upon the Key?
An Issue of Blood

Xelas Magazine (Magazine is now defunct.)
In the Arms of the Purple-Swathed Muses (translation of Sappho fragment)
Notes from a Previous Tenant

Goblin Fruit (Spring 2007)
Errata

Goblin Fruit (Winter 2007)
Flax

Goblin Fruit (Fall 2006)
Past the Rivers

Electric Velocipede, Issue 11 (Fall 2006)
The Inkmaker’s Wife
Anatomy of a Yes

Star*Line 29.1 (Out of print.)
The Cook’s Wife

The Journal of Mythic Arts (Summer/Autumn 2006)
The Child Bride of the Lost City of Ubar (Nominated for the Rhysling Award.)

Heliotrope Magazine, Issue 1 (August 2006)
Pasiphae’s Machine (Opens PDF.)

Jabberwocky II (Print edition, out of print.)
Suttee

Mythic Delirium #14
The Descent of the Corn Queen of the Midwest (Featured Poem–nominated for the Rhysling Award and the Pushcart Prize.)
The Queen of Hearts

Lone Star Stories, Issue 16 (August 2006)
Helen in the Underworld

Lone Star Stories, Issue 14 (April 2006)
The Frog-Wife

Mythic #1
The Eight Legs of Grandmother Spider (Nominated for the Rhysling Award and the Pushcart Prize.)

The Pedestal Magazine, Issue 32 (February 2006)
November Is a Silent Month

Cabinet des Fées (May 2006)
The Gardener and the Gravekeeper

Mythic Delirium #13
The Queen of Hearts


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