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New Work (2017-):

"from 'Missionary' ": The Nation. 30 May 2024. (For more info on the poem's composition, read this blog post)

"from 'Take Me Back, Burden Hill' ":  Academy of American Poets/ 18 April 2024.

"Quare." This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black PoetsFebruary 2024.

"Hemingway's Boys Are." The Hemingway Review. (Fall 2023, 43:1, November-December 2023). 


“Look at You, Fox. Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly (October 2022/No. 35). 


"How to Make a Tea Cake” and “Burden Hill Apothecary and Babalú-Ayé Prepare Stinging Nettle Tea.” Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic. Wilmington, N.C.: Lookout Books, 2022.

“Dis Closure.” underbelly 13. Summer 2022.

“Burden Hill Apothecary and Babalú-Ayé Prepare Stinging Nettle Tea” and “Aubade Tanka.” Poetry/
Poetry Foundation.
July/August 2021.

“Winter in America, or Shoveling,” “I Held Hope in My Hand,” “In the Cat’s Cradle, An Embrace,” “PrEPositions.” Interim 37.3-4 (Winter 2020). 31 December 2020.

"Quare." Oxford American. 10 November 2020.


"How to Make a Tea Cake." South Writ LargeSummer 2020.


“Afterword: Burden Hill, I’ve Been in the Storm Too Long” and “Burden Hill Whip-poor-Will, I Play Dead.” Race and Utopian Desire in American Literature and Society. Eds. Edward Chan and Patricia Ventura. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2019. pp. 301-302.

“Eastern Whip-poor-Will: Burden Hill Whip-poor-Will, I Play Dead.” A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia. Eds. Rose McLarney and Laura Gray-Street. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019. p. 90.

“Games.” Bodies Built for Game: The Prairie Schooner Anthology of Contemporary Sports WritingEd. Natalie Diaz. Omaha: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. p. 201.

"Digging." The New York Times. June 2019.

"Nursing." Academy of American Poets/ October 2018.


"From 'Negus in Paris.' " Hunger MountainSpring 2018.

“The Mourning After the Morning After: Oct. 3, 2017.” Talking River. Spring 2018.


"How to Break Bread," "How to Pick Cotton, "How to Disclose." Crazyhorse 91. Spring 2017.

"PrEPositons." HEArt Online. 6. February 2017. (defunct site)

Poems from Prime:

"Cake." The Good Men Project and Empathy Educates. July 2015 and December 2014.


"The First Shower." The Good Men Project. September 2014.


"On the Occasion of My Fortunate Escape." Muzzle. Fall 2014.



Poems from Sacrilegion:

"In Search of Abe in Dupont Circle." The Good Men Project. May 2015.

"Dreamboys." The Good Men Project, March 2015, and Rattle, February 2010.


"Ratiocination." Muzzle's "30 Poets in Their 30s" Blog. September 2013.


"Touch: A Letter to the Mother." The Good Men ProjectApril 2015, and The Feminist Wire, March 2013.


"Dear Uncle Sam." TheThe Poetry Blog. December 2012.


"I Can't Help It." Best American Poetry BlogDecember 2011.

"Resurrection Sunday." VinylOctober 2011.


"In Search of Abe in Dupont Circle," "Finding Fault," "Giving Up the Ghost." Connotation Press. February 2011.


"Times Like These: Marianna, Florida." CallalooFall 2010.

"We Do Not Know Her Name." Poetry Society of America/Crab Orchard ReviewSummer/Fall 2009.




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