air and fire poet
"slight air and purging fire; the first my thought, the other my desire" (Sonnet 45, Shakespeare)
I've written over 450 poems in my life so far.
Here are links to my 12 published poems (March 2018-November 2019):
The poem below was published in Havik anthology, Las Positas College, CA (print only).
These poems were published online. (Nos. 5, 6, and 9 are also in a print edition.)
3. published in cathexisnorthwestpress.com on 11/1/18, now archived at: http://www.cathexisnorthwestpressarchive.com/over-the-edge-homage-to-william-stafford/
Audio (read by Alison): drive.google.com/file/d/1O9u10kPFBTZQtmbExDh-nOTJutw2EZMv/view?usp=sharing
9. "Apple Tree in Blossom (for John Locke)" was published in Flying South, No. 6, 2019. See docs.google.com/document/d/1BO5fR0vu4M7sR0C8wlmC3PcHIwPDYBIs/edit
10. "Spiritual Activism (for Frederick Buechner)" is forthcoming in the Showbear Family Circus publication ; see: drive.google.com/file/d/1lf_BHrMNPO0uy17V26sg-BA0H5-MFHCV/view?usp=sharing
11. "Playing Hooky from the Should" was published in Cathexis Northwest Press, December 2019, online and in an audio version:
(See also below for more details.)
Poet & Memoirist Alison Jennings