A shit job.
A shit car.
A shit show.
A shit life.
This shit stinks.
You’re full of shit.
The shit I have to put up with.
The shit I have to do.
I don’t give a shit.
I don’t take any shit.
Don’t give me that shit.
I’m tired of this shit.
You’re shitting me.
I shit you not.
is a regular contributor to haiku and tanka journals in the US, Europe, and Australia,
and his work has been widely anthologized. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have
appeared or are forthcoming in numerous international journals, including Flash,
Rattle, Modern Haiku, KYSO Flash, MacQueen’s Quinterly, SurVision, Haibun
Today, and Contemporary Haibun Online (the latter for which he served
as content editor from July 2014 thru January 2020).
His chapbook of haibun, tanka prose, and prose poems, Ethiopian Time (Red Bird
Chapbooks, 2014), was an honorable mention in the Touchstone Book Awards. His chapbook
Conversation Starters in a Language No One Speaks (SurVision Books, 2018) was
a winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize in 2018. He is also the author most recently
of a collection of prose poems, haibun, and senryu, My Thology: Not Always True
But Always Truth (Cyberwit, 2019); and an e-chapbook, What I Say to You