These are poems and prose I’ve written over the past 20 years for various reasons – a grant application, a spoken word performance, or just because I needed to. No matter the years between myself and these pieces, no matter their imperfections, I love them and I am proud of them.

Live Storytelling

The Vibes Crew told at the Mystery Box Show in PDX


I Know (for Virginia Woolf) 

where you came from (poem for my daughter)


an unlikely love story inspired by Bent (the motion picture)

Thank You to Lucille Clifton

Cold Thaw


Life is a Verb Talk: I am Because We Are

I am a Woman Born to Grieve for Grief Rites

Podcast Interviews

Free Her Spirit