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Publications in 2022

It’s 2022! Here are the poems selected by editors for publication in their fine journals. My thanks to them, and for what they do to promote poetry. 
“A Morning in Mexico.” Mad Swirl. April 23, 2022. 
“Stars and Possibility.” Soul-Lit. Spring 2022. 
“Eating Grapes,” Bramble. February 5, 2022. 
“Our Extravagant Plants,” Trouvaille Review. February 10, 2022.
“Morning Bird Feeder,” Three Line Poetry. #58, January 2022. (available in print only)
“Grateful,” Silver Birch Press. January 2, 2022. 
“The Silence Inside.” Amethyst Review. June 11, 2022.
“Laughing Buddha.” Amethyst Review. November 24, 2022.
“Found by Instinct.” Your Daily Poem. March 24, 2023. 

I am grateful to the editors of literary journals who published my work in 2021. The following list is in order by date published. 
“In 1910, Mildred Watches Her Brother Row Into Lake Superior,” Barstow & Grand, 2021. Printed journal.
“The Summer Garden” and “The Strawberry in the Sky,” Better Than Starbucks: Poetry for Children. Vol. vi no. iii. August 2021. 
“The Way of the North, 1959.” The Main Street Rag. May 2021. Printed journal.  
“The Fifth Graders’ Rebellion,” Sanctuary Newsletter. May 2021. (reprint)

“The Meanness Afoot,” The Raven Review. April 2021

“Highway 40 Rest Stop,” Tipton Poetry Review. Issue 48, Spring 2021. pp 40-41. 

“On the Edge,” Pangolin Review. April 2021. Issue 18–Part 3. (scroll alphabetically for Peggy)

“The Prettiest City in Mexico,” MockingHeart Review. Vol. 6, issue 2, 2021. 

“Departures,” Mad Swirl. February 28, 2021. 
“The End, The Beginning,” Mad Swirl. January 1, 2021.

“Romantic Youth,” Shot Glass Journal. January 2021. Issue #33.

“Suddenly,” Right Hand Pointing. January 2021. 

Thank you to the editors of these fine literary journals who published my work in 2020. I am proud to be represented in each. 

“No Necklace for Me” and “Classified Ad, Mining Gazette, 1904.” Hummingbird XXX, no. 2. 2020. 
The River’s Gift. As It Ought to Be. November 18, 2020. 
Night Ferry. As It Ought To Be. October 5, 2020.
One Eye, Two Eyes, and Three Eyes. Mad Swirl. August 7, 2020. 
The Pink Lady’s Slipper.   Poppy Road Review. August 4, 2020. 
The Fifth Graders’ Rebellion. Writing in a Woman’s Voice. July 29, 2020. 
Overloaded Garbage Truck. July 26, 2020. 
When Summer Breathes. Your Daily Poem. July 19, 2020. 
When Mountains Shimmer. Bluepepper. June 24, 2020. 

“Western Dad” and “The Searcher at the Christian Retreat.” Anti-Heroin Chic. June 4, 2020. 
During the Pandemic, I Teach My Husband Yoga. Rats Ass Review. Summer 2020. 
    This poem was nominated for Best New Poets 2020 (
Invisible Woman in a Northern CitySheila-Na-Gig. Spring 2020, vol. 4.3.
Marriage Soup. Bramble. February 8, 2020. 

Midwest DifferentPoetry Super Highway. February 8, 2020. 
Here I am with Bob Turnbull, my inspiration. Taken at Esry Park, near Eagle Harbor, Michigan, in 2019.
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