Door is Ajar – Gravel & The Town Tamer

Many thanks to the fine literary journal Door is Ajar for including two new poems of mine, “Gravel” and “The Town Tamer,” in their new Winter 2022 issue. The Door is an online and print journal, and this issue appears on the newsstands for the first time, in Barnes and Nobles and Books A MillionContinue reading “Door is Ajar – Gravel & The Town Tamer”

The Teeterboard

Happy to share a new piece, “The Teeterboard,” published up at Feminine Collective,  a journal in which “powerful women” (and a few good men) share their inspiring stories of daily life….humanity, raw, and unfiltered.  Glad to have another one up at FC.  Check it out and enjoy. The Teeterboard

In the Direction of the Slide

A new Doug Hoekstra poem, “In the Direction of the Slide,” just out at Edify Fiction.  Edify’s mission is to “offer positive and uplifting fiction content by new and established authors. For our readers, it is all things good or true or romantic or beautiful or lovely.”   There can be a fair amount of post-modernContinue reading “In the Direction of the Slide”

Vinyl

Remaining with the theme of the previous post…. Vinyl Lately I’ve been Listening to old records, Guilty pleasures Lovingly encased in plastic, Stored away in dusty places I never thought I’d visit again… Unwittingly the needle drops, Bringing back moments Painted and cast Anticipated nights Long drives long forgotten Girls and worlds, to be touchedContinue reading “Vinyl”