27 Aug 2019
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
22 Jan 2018
I was pleasantly surprised to read an article sent to me by a friend about a medieval, Syrian poet, who led a vegan lifestyle and preached the vegan message of compassion with great clarity in the 11th century (the 11th century!).
I highly recommend the read: http...
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
you’ve signed up
30 Jul 2013
Dena asks me,
“How do you cope with grief?”
and all I can think
of are the licked-clean
scattered with pinecones
along the path
where I walk my dogs
and of the cacophony
I heard yesterday—
the flapping chaos
as I put the laundry out to dry
a mother bird cried
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