Award Winning Poetry
Winner of the Spoon River Poetry Review Editors' Prize
The Rape of Chryssipus
She came home bone by bone. First her shin bone, then her skull. In the end, 26 of Molly's bones came home to us. ― Mother of 16-year old Molly Bish, whose remains were found 3 years after she was abducted and murdered in June 2000.
For the rape of Chryssipus, King Laius suffered.
The gods saw what he took -- a young boy's chance
to play in the Nemean Games, to make his offerings...
2007 Spoon River Poetry Review
Winner of the 46er Prize for Poetry
Bingo Night for Missing and Exploited Children
Before we went underground. Before you fell through a gyre with no sound.
If one piece were unwound. If you had run. If we had looked for you
sooner. If you had screamed. If the gods had intervened...
2012 The Adirondack Review