Tag Archives: creative writing

The Life of a Poet

Does anyone ever feel like you’re writing and you’re in a groove and you’re doing so awesome that you’re creating something like or but you’re really coming up with this? Advertisements

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Writers Write, or at least that’s what we say.

In the spirit of showing my daughter that success isn’t measured by winning all the time, this year I’m compiling and posting writing/submission stats.   New material: 67 haiku, 20 poems, 5 flash fictions, and 1 story. I spent most … Continue reading

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What Gets Noticed

So I got a poem accepted today by the Eunoia Review today and it will come out in late June 2016. It’s like the ninth or tenth “fatherhood” poem, but the sixth “Sam” poem accepted. I’ve mentioned before that I’ve … Continue reading

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From Minstrel: “After The Disaster”

Living in our last apartment, we lived in the suburbs, but we were still definitely within the city. We didn’t have a lot of untended green spaces around, and parks were small. Yards were small. Your neighbors lived right next … Continue reading

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From The Minstrel of Belmont: Futomaki

I love cooking. I spend a good portion of my weekends thinking about it and doing it. Sure, with two small kids I often do a few favorite dishes that will get them to eat their veggies. But from time … Continue reading

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From Hanami: Canyons

When I started my MFA, I had about a dozen or so poems. They were really just drafts. I had published three pieces prior to coming in, and I was pretty proud of that. But what made up my portfolio … Continue reading

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Some Of My Haiku on 7×20

Last week, 7×20 posted a couple of my haiku. I’d like to thank them for kindly accepting my work. old tree / succumbing to age / tree men come tomorrow // — Seven By Twenty (@7×20) February 26, 2016   … Continue reading

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