The Poets Symphony

I am deeply honored to be included in this absolutely stunning collection. Featuring two of my poems “Bestial I Be” and “The Glow Conspires” as well as 30 other breathtaking points of view on the soul of music–don’t miss out on this fantastic journey into the minds of several lyrical individuals.

I have my copies, look out and order yours! Edited and published by the uber mastermind and talent Tara Caribou and her Raw Earth Ink imprint.

The Poets Symphony will be available May 15 on Amazon and it’s available now on Lulu.

Stay safe out there and be just as smart as you are kind in these difficult times. We’re all in this together, don’t forget that.


Two of my poems (Bestial I Be & The Glow Conspires) are featured in this beautiful anthology! Pre-order on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. You can already buy it on Lulu and have it in about a week by their shipping standards. I am so grateful to have my poetry beside the works of so many out of this world talents. Life is wonderful sometimes.

Here are the links you can use to buy and share:

Lulu (paperback)

Barnes and Noble (paperback)

Amazon (paperback)

Amazon (Kindle)


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Genre: Urban Arts (Index) for 2019

EDIT on 12/26/2019:

This is everything that I’ve published with GUA for 2019. Please enjoy. Any and all typos or mistakes are likely my own and I will learn from them. Probably.

***Full disclosure:

I am now a Site Contributor for Genre: Urban Arts! Find my author profile here.Here is where I will update my posts with their links. Check back often!


4/19/2019 – The Distracting Plague of Happinessa poem about relationships and failed titles

4/22/2019 – Berthaa short story in rhyme about a monster inside a person’s belly

4/30/2019 – Bastard – a poem about our place in the world

5/6/2019 – Wut – a short essay on the writing process

5/7/2019 – Home – a poem written during a time that my wife (then my fiance) both held jobs that entailed a lot of travelling, keeping each other very much so at a distance

6/10/2019 – Carnival Rabbits – a flash fiction tale about repeating history and pushing blame away from oneself

6/17/2019 Grounded in Coffee – a poem about nature’s greatest addictive drug

7/22/2019 Fall So Hard – a flash story involving the firsts of attraction

7/31/2019 Winter’s Gentleman – a poem detailing one man’s journey through many states

9/2/3019 Acts of Violence

9/3/2019 The Hard, The Silly, and The Bloody – a poem about a man, a woman, and a dog

10/16/2019 The Woman in the Windowa short poem about the working man looking up

12/18/2019 My New Year’s Resolutions


Check out the site, which features many talented contributors working under a myriad blanket of different mediums, ranging from spoken word, raps, installations, paintings, photography, fiction, nonfiction, flash, and more. They really are a blessing in the writing world, mixed with a little urban edge.

Also, buy my book Brothers of Blood here.


Texas’s Best Emerging Poets 2019

One of my poems, The Exception, has been included in Z Publishing’s
Texas’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology.

What a huge honor to have any of my poetry in print whatsoever, let alone one representing the state I live in.

Purchase through either links below:

Publisher site here.

Amazon here.

Check it out to see my work and many others by a plethora of talented poets.


EDIT: Got my copy in the mail!