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I have 90 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
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My stories

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Poem of the week


I’m sliding backwards into memory like a skydive in reverse into the blue of my mother’s robes a mosque’s dome powdered sulfur the spray of light...
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Tell me that you haven’t felt like this for years way-out high on red wine. Tell me about 2005 and the cycle of time, how you never would have...
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Poem of the week

Things you’d only tell your mother in a foreign language

It’s ten o’clock on a Friday night. You’re pulling hard on my shoulder blades like you’re trying to open me up. Tiny bones of fear block my throat...
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Driving to Whitstable with my father

When people look into our car, they see me a hitchhiker of twenty-three passenger seat, hands on knees eyes fixed on a hole in my jeans. I am too...
Poem of the week

The wanting

The wanting is what I fear the most
 the wanting.