This poem was inspired by the short-lived and ephemeral flower that can be found draped over much of the southeast each Spring.
This piece of flash fiction can be accessed at the following link.
This poem can be found at the following link.
This poem can be found on the Poetry Society of South Carolina’s web site.
“Five Thousand Blackbirds” can be read at this site.
Two of my poems are appearing in The Poet’s Word by Steady Moon Press! This collection is available in the print edition on Amazon.com.
In 2008, I was excited to be one of two students in South Carolina to receive a NCTE English Award.