Published Poems

Title
Journal
Yr
Award
1-800-THE-LOST
American Poetry Journal
2012
2011 American Poet Prize - Winner
A Glass of Absinthe
Anthology of New England Writers
2005
A Kenning
American Poetry Journal
2005
Aftercare
Raintown Review
2021
Afterlives
Pensive: A Global Journal...
2020
Against Elegies
National Poetry Review
2004
Featured in Verse Daily
Amber Alert
new south: Georgia St. Univ. Journal
2013
New South Writing Contest - Winner
Another Inevitable Romance at Olduvai Gorge
Avatar Review
2021
Anthem
Harpur Palate
2018
Arcadia
Cider Press Review
2008
At the Grieving Parents Meeting
River Styx
2012
Rita Dove Poetry Award - Semi Finalist
Aubade
DMQ Review
2006
Bad Apology
SWWIM
2017
Narrative Poetry Contest Semi Finalist; also featured in March 2020 #Tbt
Before the Common Era
Quadrant
2021
Beginner's Mind
Williams College Archives
1978
From the book "Advantages of Believing"
Bingo Night for Missing and Exploited Children
Beacon Press
2020
Blue Room Collective - "Grabbed Anthology"
Catharsis
Smartish Pace
2012
Erskine J. Poetry Prize - Finalist
Ctrl+Z
Florida Review *
2021
Cues
National Poetry Review
2020
Days Inn
Shenandoah
2003
Emperical God
Ruminate Magazine
2015
Girl at Piano
Beauty/Truth: Ekphrastic Poetry
2006
House on Fire
New Formalist
2008
Invocation
Cider Press Review
2021
Learning the Scriptures
Naugatuck River Review
2018
Leaving the Mainland
American Poetry Journal
2005
Melville's Reader
Spoon River Poetry Review
2008
Museum
Comstock Review
2008
Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award - Special Merit
Oaths, Curses, Blessings
Georgetown Review
2008
Ocracoke
Briar Cliff Review
2016
Odalisque
Comstock Review
2006
Muriel Craft Bailey Award - Finalist
Ode for Amy
Smithsonian Arts&Sciences
2019
Ode for My Department Chair Who Left a Face Shield on My Desk
NCTE English Journal
2021
Ode for an Absent Student
Naugatuck River Review
2020
Narrative Poetry Contest - Semi Finalist
Ode for an Ode on a Grecian Urn
Folio
2019
2019 Folio Editor's Prize - Winner
Ode to the Heart
Of Poets & Poetry, FSPA
2020
On Folding a Fitted Sheet 
Harpur Palate
2018
On Forgetting Ash Wednesday
Iris Literary Journal
2021
On Recognizing Saints
National Poetry Review
2005
Annie Finch Prize - Winner
On Rewinding
Emerson College Review
1975
Emerson Original Poetry Award - Winner
Parousia
Tar River Poetry
2016
Portable Labyrinth
Aurorean
2014
Prometheus's Regret
Halcyone, Black Mountain Press
2020
Sanriku
Willow Springs
2006
Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award - Winner
Smiling at the Executioner
Sky Island Journal
2020
Pushcart Prize Nominee 2020; Best of the Net Nominee 2021
Snow Globe
Cider Press Review
2008
Sugaring
Naugatuck River Review
2016
Robert Frost Award - Finalist
Teaching the Tragedies
Southern Poetry Review
2003
The Arrangement
Beauty/Truth: Ekphrastic Poetry
2012
Robert Frost Award - First Runner Up
The Bath
Naugatuck River Review
2014
Narrative Poetry Contest - Semi Finalist
The Breakfast Piece
Drunken Boat
2015
The Lame God
Spoon River Poetry Review
2008
The Peculiar Truth
Grain
1985
The Rape of Chryssipus
Spoon River Poetry Review
2007
Spoon River Editors' Prize - Winner
The Rescue
Comstock Review
2008
Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award - Special Merit
The Retrieval
Comstock Review
2008
Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award - Special Merit
The Wisdom of the Cave
SWWIM
2022
Trigger Warning
Harpur Palate
2018
Urban Helicon
Cold Mountain Review
2016
Washday
Ekphrasis
2006
We leave the beaches for the tourists, mostly
Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art
2019
Where Winter Spends the Summer
SWWIM
2019

* forthcoming