I quit Twitter and Mastodon recently. It’s been great for my mental health. Lately I’ve been finding a new joy in writing again through my new blog on Cohost.org! My pinned post is an index of all my best writing on Cohost. Follow me on Cohost.
I’m so pleased to announce that my first full-length poetry book is now completed and published online for free for you to read. You can learn more over at https://workingdog.itch.io/dankbriv or at https://shelraphen.com/dankbriv I put a lot of labor and love into this book and it’s finally finished. It compiles the poems I wrote for … Continue reading “Dankbriv: My New Book is Now Out!”
There’s a new poem up on my patreon about gay yearning for my long distance beloved on our anniversary https://www.patreon.com/posts/36700428
New poem up on Patreon “Nails” is about how it’s said that humans didn’t have skin until they left the Garden of Eden. It’s about imperfections. https://www.patreon.com/posts/36173953
New poem up on Patreon for my patrons! “Tactile Memories” is a particularly long poem about being an autistic child and the heightened sensory experience of noticing small shapes, textures, and details in your environment. https://www.patreon.com/posts/35692035
Hi everyone!! I have a new chapbook out for free/pay-what-you-want over on itch.io! https://workingdog.itch.io/not-about-covid19 A chapbook of 18-or-so poems, across 14 pages + full-color cover and back-cover. I wrote this during the last week before my library closed, and then while in self-quarantine due to exposure to someone exhibiting COVID-like symptoms. Inside you will find … Continue reading “NEW CHAPBOOK OUT NOW: Poems that are not about coronavirus disease 2019”
https://itch.io/jam/poetry-jam-february-2020/rate/579129 My new Chapbook for @hologramvin’s February Poetry Jam 2020 is PUBLISHED! WOO!It’s a 40-page book of mostly haiku about trains and trolleys and lotsa stuff but mostly about family, memory, and moving on.I will be recording an audiobook version to be released as a patreon-exclusive very soon. https://itch.io/jam/poetry-jam-february-2020/rate/579129
I’ll be doing Vin Evergeen’s Poetry Jam so expect a new mini-chapbook by the end of the month. I’ve got a bit of writer’s block with (E)stranged Earth so I’m hoping this will unjog my head.
I got published in a zine called “Snake Post Office” about snakes that took over a post office. My story is called “Hospitality” Read it here
Hi all, there is now an audiobook of Alef el-Tav available. Also I got published in Paintbucket again, “Some say time was invented in 1847” which is a horny poem.