“Rainsong” Winner of the PushPen Press Pendant Prize for Poetry

RAINSONG What of this winter here?The unhappy song of rain andwind in the bay laurel,rainwater in the fountaina mixing of what is oursand what is not. I go to the meadowwhen the storm has slowedto see what has changed,what unknowable thirst was quenched: the howl and fury in the nightbrought down the tall sequoia,and with [...]

‘The Starling’s Song’ from Award-Winning Poet B. L. Bruce

In a similar vein as her award-winning debut collection The Weight of Snow, Bruce’s newest compilation of poetry explores the themes of love, loss, and nature–both human and not. Written in its entirety during a twenty-eight day stay in a remote cabin in the forests of Northern California, B. L. Bruce’s chapbook, The Starling’s Song, affirms [...]

PushPen Press Pendant Prize for Poetry

I'm honored to announce I'm the 2014 PushPen Press Pendant Prize for Poetry recipient for a haiku series titled "Rainsong." And that I was given this beautiful one-off pen-and-ink work of art that comprised the award! THREE: An Anthology of Flash Nonfiction can be purchased on Amazon. THREE features flash nonfiction works by over sixty emerging, vibrant writers: stories, haiku [...]