Musings on Writing, Teaching and Life 

A Lesson in Radical Forgiveness

I'm really pleased to share my most recent piece with Elephant Journal--"A Lesson in Radical Forgiveness."The essay explores the difficult nature of forgiving those who harmed us, but how we only hurt ourselves when we remain unable to forgive.

Cashew Moon

Really pleased that my poem, "Cashew Moon," is being featured on Remembered Arts Journal's weekly edition this week. Check it out here or read below. ***** Cashew Moon The moon is a cashew tonight, hanging low like the loose strand of a mobile over a crib— and driving the dark road I am the infant cradled by outlines of trees, median reflectors shimmering, headlights hiding in the distance. I keep turning back to watch it, the nut moon, the lunatic moon, the synonymous fool— hanging there, hopelessly extending yellow light to what can only exist in darkness. There were crevices in my heart the morning I was born already waiting for that first night in which to begin secreting the soft sheen

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