Ekphrastic poem on Max Ernst’s Quietude (1929)

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A second poem from my Paris series is now published in The Ekphrastic Review. I wrote this poem after wandering down a hallway in Paris’ Museum of Modern Art where several of Max Ernst’s ink sketches hung on a wall. Something about this one caught my attention, with its surreal sea scene. I wrote down a few poetry lines while … Read More

Ekphrastic poem about Monet’s Water Lilies

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Another poem from my Paris series is now published in The Ekphrastic Review. I wrote this poem sitting on the edge of the bench in the immersive space of the Musee de l’Orangerie, in a few minutes lull from other visitors.

Poem in Variant Literature

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Excited to share that another poem from my Paris series, “A Red Painted Poppy,” is out in Variant Literature’s summer issue! I’d taken my flower print Doc Martens shoes to Paris in 2016 when this moment happened. I lived off bakeries, day-old baguettes, and cheese so I could go to all of the museums and gardens instead.