Category Archives: Samples

Publication in Cirque!

I am delighted to report that I recently received an acceptance from the editors of Cirque, A Literary Journal for the North Pacific Rim. Cirque is a beautiful literary journal! Thank you to Editors Sandra Kleven and Mike Burwell. Read … Continue reading

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darkness rising

darkness rising defaced Jewish Cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Tombstones toppled. Rural African-American Churches burned to the ground. vandalized Signs at Muslim Study Centers. threats of violence against Members of the LGBTQ Community. Unarmed African-American Men and Women killed … Continue reading

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Cobalt Blue (original)

For us deep blue was cobalt blue, for me a color of love                                                       … Continue reading

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March 21 ~ Joke

Two pears walk into a bar. The bartender throws them out immediately. Why? They were clearly impaired. ~*~ Andrew Shattuck McBride    

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Two limericks in The Bellingham Herald

I am delighted to report that I have two limericks in today’s regular and online editions of The Bellingham Herald. A grateful thank you to Dean Kahn for accepting and publishing my work. Read the online edition here. Watch the … Continue reading

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Poem in A Hundred Gourds

I’m so pleased to note that I have a poem in the current issue of A Hundred Gourds, a fine literary haiku journal. Read the issue here. Unfortunately, on the A Hundred Gourds website there is notification that the June 2016 issue will … Continue reading

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“Two Kisses” in The Bellingham Herald

I am pleased to report that my poem “Two Kisses” appeared in the paper AND on-line editions of The Bellingham Herald today. Thank you to Dean Kahn of The Bellingham Herald. Visit the on-line edition of The Bellingham Herald. Scroll … Continue reading

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Honourable Mention!

Pleasantly surprised and delighted to report that a haiku I entered in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom 2015 Haiku Invitational received an “Honourable Mention”! Judges were Michael Dylan Welch, Katherine Munro, and Allan Burns. Read it here. Please scroll down to … Continue reading

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Untitled, for Nine

After an altar call Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney Cynthia Hurd Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. DePayne Middleton-Doctor Ethel Lee Lance Myra Thompson Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Susie Jackson Tywanza Sanders Do you hear the poetry? Do you hear the music and love … Continue reading

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One-Line Haiku

I wrote this in 2011, in response to the mass shooting in Norway. another mass shooting mourning doves Blessings to the memory of the nine blessed people we just lost in Charleston, South Carolina. ~*~ Originally popularized by Jim Kacian, … Continue reading

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