2021 Published Poems


This part of my blog includes poems and places in which my work has been published in 2021. To make this readable, the newest poems are at the TOP of this page. Your comments are always welcome. I love hearing responses from readers. It’s wonderful knowing people read my work, and I enjoy learning about what a poem means to each reader.

(Entries are in reverse chronological order) 

Redlights, Volume 17, No. 1, January 2021

a red-bellied woodpecker
flaunts his drumming skills—
below his tree I pause
to feel his thunder,
to hear his words


whirlwinds of scarlet
and ochre leaves
flit across the square –
days of self-isolation spent
learning to slow down