Poems

Just some of my poems which have been selected to appear in anthologies alongside some of my favourite poets.

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Space and Time 139

Edited by Angela Yuriko Smith

Poetry Editor Linda D Addison

The final issue of 2020... we all dealt with the trauma of the year in different ways. For creatives, they expressed themselves in words and images. Here are stories that deal with race and bias, with fear and death. How we deal with losing a loved one... and an unloved one. There is some laughter in the mix as well as some tears. Poetry, reviews, interviews and a graphic short come together with outstanding illustrations to make a bit of brilliance here in the darkest month of the darkest year many of us have ever experienced.

Includes my poem Explorer.

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Space and Time 137

Edited by Angela Yuriko Smith

Poetry Editor Linda D Addison

Welcome to Space and Time magazine—the oldest continuously published speculative fiction semi-pro in print—since 1966.The #137 Summer issue is a miracle. Despite the pandemic, the social unrest, the shortages we've prevailed. A dozen authors, seventeen poets, and a small army of artists have worked together to bring forth stories that speak of other realities. Many of them echo the current one with eerie accuracy. Speculative fiction brings the unthinkable to the conscious mind and allows us to roleplay the effects of dystopia. In the summer of 2020 as misinformation and fear spread faster than the COVID-19 virus, these stories are vital. They demonstrate our future... and give us the hope we can survive it.

Includes my poem Lessons from Poe.

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HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VII

Edited by Stephanie Wytovich

The Horror Writers Associations presents their seventh annual Poetry Showcase, featuring the best in never-before-published dark verse. Edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich, this year's featured poets are K. P. Kulski, Sarah Read, and Sara Tantlinger, plus dozens of poems from the talented members of the Horror Writers Association.

Includes my poem Retourne.

Cover art by Robert Cabeen.

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HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VI

Edited by Stephanie Wytovich

The sixth volume of the Horror Writers Association's annual Poetry Showcase has arrived, and it's full of the lyrical dark delights fans thrill to! Edited by Bram Stoker Award-winner Stephanie M. Wytovich, this volume includes new work by featured poets Michael Arnzen, Michael Bailey, and Saba Syed Razvi, as well as nearly 50 others.

Includes my poem Dear Christine.

Cover art by Robert Cabeen.

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Byline 2020

An Anthology of Poetry and Prose from Tauranga Writers

 Curated and edited by Chad Dick.

Includes my poem A Curated Garden

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Byline 2019

An Anthology of Poetry and Prose from Tauranga Writers

 Curated and edited by Chad Dick.

Includes my sonnet, Hell Pigs and Other Futures, and my instructional poem, How to Catch And Eel in the 70s

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Byline 2018

An Anthology of Poetry and Prose from Tauranga Writers

 Curated and edited by Chad Dick.

Includes my poem A Single Point