25 Nov 2019
I am incredibly honored that The Chaffin Journal put forward my poem, "Chicken Learning," for a Pushcart Prize nomination. Thank you very much, Nancy Jensen, for this unexpected honor!
27 Aug 2019
I'm pleased to note that 'World Series' has been printed in the most recent edition of The Chaffin Journal.
There are times when I am lost in 1939
at the World Series
holding my breath
as the Yankees beat the Reds
the war just a glimmer of lens flar...
I'm pleased to note that 'Chicken Learning' has been printed in the most recent edition of The Chaffin Journal.
I am learning to sleep alone,
to lower the setting on the washing machine
for smaller loads of laundry,
to live with the ghosts of m...
11 Nov 2018
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.
The moon is a cashew tonight,
hanging low like the loose strand
of a mobile over a crib—
and driving the da...
29 Sep 2018
I wrote this poem quite a few years ago, and when I saw the call on Submittable for poems of peace, I thought of this. I'm pleased Inspirity published it in their Sowing Seeds of Peace, 2018 edition.
I dip my hands
pick up the earth
and wash the dirt
1 Aug 2016
A spoken-word poem performed at the Catholic Chaplaincy in Oxford University.
by Julie Bolitho
I’m walking down St. Aldates with my fiancé.
It’s 8am and we’re passing a two litre smoothie jar between us –
something homemade with mango and banana.
Two men in u...
26 Feb 2015
First performed at the Catweazle Club in Oxford.
Heart Real Estate
“You’re taking up too much real estate in my mind,” she said.
I overheard her say it,
and thought about the minefield of my own mind,
where there are no manicured lawns
and never any For sale sig...
12 Mar 2014
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Coming Home to my Body, in Sickness and in Health
May 28, 2018
In a Time of Broken Masculinity, this is what I want my Male Yoga Clients to Know
April 12, 2018
How to Cope when the Perfect Teachings Come from Imperfect People
March 1, 2018