Reading Coffee Grounds

In this post you will find the third and final poem that was meant to be published in June. It is the title poem of a chapbook I am revising, which explores my understanding of the self through the lense of one of my favorite beverages, coffee. It's specific and a little odd, and I… Continue reading Reading Coffee Grounds


This is the second of three poems that were meant to be published in early June, had the venue's website not been left defunct and their social media abandoned. The first of these poems, Canary, can be found here.   underbelly Every night that month our only question was which trees to plant in the… Continue reading underbelly

Reclaiming Ownership of our Lives

When everything gets bad, and I mean really bad, and you’re thinking that you’re drowning and that there’s no way out and that maybe just maybe this is the end for you and that little voice in your head is telling you to end it all... don’t ignore it? Listen to the voice inside, because… Continue reading Reclaiming Ownership of our Lives

Line of Best Fit—The Raven Chronicles

This year marks the end of the Raven Chronicles as a journal and the beginning of their lifetime as book publishers. I've been aware of them for a while now, and wanted to be included among the other wonderful work they curate. When they posted their "Last Call" submission, I jumped on the chance; it… Continue reading Line of Best Fit—The Raven Chronicles

Review: Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook (2nd ed.)

Review: Updated Guide to Protecting Your Rights and Wallet: Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook (Second Edition) by Helen Sedwick ***I received this book for free in a Goodreads giveaway.*** When reading books of advice and suggestions, such as this, I’m firmly of the opinion that reading widely is your best bet. While one book can help to… Continue reading Review: Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook (2nd ed.)