IMG_5136They start their schooldays sitting on the cafeteria floor, singing with their friends and music teacher. “This Little Light of Mine” —all the verses to these traditional songs up on the projector screen.

Poetry workshop is as sweet and rigorous—join me for the upcoming 6-week class at RoCA. Click on the flyer below for details, or visit




Way up in the rigging, near the sails, high above deck and swinging out over water. I recently rejoined the masthead at Numéro Cinq Magazine, where I’ve contributed poetry, reviews, essays, and translations over the past two years. Grateful for my post in the literary winds with this smart and clear-sighted group of editors and writers.