Two poems that rise from questions – “One-Tenth Ash” and “Century Mix” – appear online in the latest issue of DIAGRAM.
“Remembrance: Drought, Our Dream a Palace” – the twin and companion of “Remembrance: Dream, Palace of Drought” – appears in the latest volume of The Journal.
In the latest Louisiana Literature, “At the East of the Garden” and “From this coal smoke, they move the orchids” explore the garden in the heartland where I was born and raised.
“Remembrance: Dream, Palace of Drought” steps out of the Heartland into the Everyday Chimeras volume of Hunger Mountain.
“The Influence of Smoke on Public Health Has Been Considerably Overestimated” — its title from an article in The Black Diamond, the 1909 publication of the National Coal Exchange — takes a trip to Rend Lake in the summer 2017 issue of New Madrid.
Two poems about coal in St. Louis, “As the city trees are dying, they build a jewel box” and “Eight arches hold the weight,” appear in the latest Moon City Review, while The Cape Rock includes two pieces also rooted in the changes we’ve made to our environment, “Supercell” and “Multiflora Rose.”