Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Blood Lotus

Issue #11 of Blood Lotus is now live and includes my poem "Annie Oakley Seeks a Restraining Order Against Buffalo Bill."

Monday, January 26, 2009


Sharon Hurlbut --

A hard-core grave robber
'How will you be defined in the dictionary?' at

Wow, is that strange or what? I suppose that's one way of looking at archaeology/physical anthropology.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009


You'll find me Posing the Dead in the new issue of riverbabble. Check it out for lots of great stories and poems on the theme of death and decay. It's not as morbid as it sounds. Really.

Friday, January 16, 2009


Check out the new issue of Perigee which includes my poem "Lookout on Perdition Ridge."

Wednesday, January 14, 2009


I'm in the pink over at Rumble!

Sadly, the same cannot be said for real life, where I spent yesterday morning at the ER with a kidney stone. I've had so many, usually I can tough these babies out at home, but this one was too much even for me. Cross your fingers for it to pass quickly.

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Twenty Times the Fun

That's right, I finished my 20th round of 30 poems in 30 days. That's a few poems. I had a couple of series in this go-round, including a set of poems I wrote after seeing the Lucy's Legacy exhibit, and some visits with a new friend, Millie. Here's the latest batch of titles:

1. Australopithecus afarensis
2. Lucy
3. Homo sapiens takes home an I LOVE LUCY (the world's most famous fossil) bumper sticker
4. Sacred Like the Sky
5. All the Glory
6. Oh Ethiopia, We Sing, We Sing
7. Dating Lucy
8. Shoes
9. Millie Breaks It Down
10. Blackdamp
11. The Gossips Have their Say
12. Millie Goes to the Picture Show
13. Dust Was In Our Eyes
14. Night Hike
15. blowing over snow (haiku)
16. Sonnenizio on a line from Brooke
17. Ode to a Seattle Fishmonger
18. Freezing Point Depression
19. Disburden
20. Snowy Day Suite in 2/3 Time
21. Winter Fells the Neighborhood
22. In the News Report, I am Nameless
23. Letter from a 21 Day Snowstorm
24. Lucy Sees Snow for the First Time
25. Journey of the Magi
26. Ghazal for the Left Hand
27. Ode to a Christmas Tree
28. If I Told the Truth
29. After the Fire at Madame Tussaud's
30. Billie Holiday Sings in the Shower

Saturday, January 03, 2009


Don't look now, but I've gone Off the Map in Farrago's Wainscot.