Sunday, January 1, 2012


This is a complete list of all my poems. Most can be read by clicking the title. Some are only available in print. For a detailed publication history, see the tab above. To view the poems included in one of my books, visit the book page and click a "Contents" link.

*******7 New Stars
A Night on the Beach (only in print version of Kairos)
A Year of Perfect Days
About Love
"Above the creek..." (unpublished)
Afterword (unpublished)
All Because of You (unpublished)
"All the right words..."
Before the Storm Wet the Earth (1st place poetry, 5th Annual Skyway Writers Festival)
Below Zero
Beyond the Horizon (non-extant)
Binary Star (non-extant)
Bite of Egomania, The (unpublished)
Bleak Hour, The
Bloom of Gray (unpublished)
Boarding Up an Empty Heart (unpublished)
Broken Hearts in Paris
Catbird, The (possibly the first poem I ever wrote)
Comfort Zone
Commercial for the Wide-eyed and Lonely (unpublished)
Common Yellowthroat at Dusk NEW
Could You Stay the Night, Forever?
Dark Bars and 1 Drink Too Many (unpublished)
Dawn Chorus (featured on a UK-based radio program)
Demon Hands Upon Her Skin
Done (non-extant)
Dream Work (non-extant)
Dreams of a Garden (unpublished)
Dryad Weeping on a Fallen Tree
Empty Thrush, The
Existence of You, The (Long Story ShortPoem of the Month, February 2014)
Faerystruck Down (2014 Rhysling Award nominee)
Falling Apart
Fish-tailing (only in print version of Kairos)
"Forced to look at the illusion of myself..." (fragments; unpublished)
Free to Go (unpublished)
Fresh Morning
Goblins Came, The
Gold 'n' Blue Sunrise
Good Night
"How can I dream of you..." (fragment; unpublished)
How I Find Light (non-extant)
I Forgive Your Cautious Heart (unpublished)
I Know a Girl (unpublished)
I Love You (Best of the Web - Love Life Poems)
"I walk past laughing lovers..."
"I want to be..." NEW
I Will Rise and Look Upon Her (unpublished)
"I shook with longing..." (fragment; unpublished)
I.D.H. and F.H.L. (only in print version of Kairos)
I. Bottle. Situation. (unpublished)
Illusion for the Web of Roads
"I'm slipping from my skin..."
Imagining a Change in Form to Establish Roots in Meaning
In Pursuit of a Better Day (only in print version of Kairos)
Intimate Universes (2015 Rhysling Award nominee)
"It isn't her fault…"
Ivory, Bills, and Woodpeckers (only in print version of Kairos)
Killing a Man on a Bridge for Pleasure
Kiss Me Hello
Kiss of Two Cities, The (non-extant)
Labyrinth Mouth (unpublished)
Last Words
Look at a Photograph
Look at a Photograph (Public Display version; unpublished)
Lust in Cyberspace (non-extant)
Making Amends
Man at the Window
Metamorphosis (unpublished)
Meteor Showers (I'm not crazy) (only in print version of Kairos)
Neutral Ground
Never Let It In
New Pattern
Not So Bad (only in print version of Kairos)
Obnoxious to LS (a series of intentionally bad poems written for a particular occasion; unpublished)
One Sand Grain of 6.5 Billion
Only A Dream?
Out of the Ad Space (voted best poem of Aoife's Kiss #42)
Outside, the Silent Garden
Pace of Waiting, The
Paper (non-extant)
Poet (nominated for Best of the Net 2014)
Props at My Funeral, The (nominated for Best of the Net 2011)
Prothonotary Warbler at Dawn NEW
Psalm of My Own
Quieting the Agnostic (unpublished)
Roman Today (non-extant)
Room that Isn't There, The (unpublished)
Ruffed Grouse NEW
Saint Agnes
Searching for Shibboleth (non-extant)
Seasonally Home (with artwork)
Sketch by Sketch
Sky (non-extant)
Somewhere (honorable mention, 4th Annual Skyway Writers Festival)
"Spring migration..."
Stopwatch (Sturner's most published poem)
Stuck With It (unpublished)
Subliminal Antihero Hero
Submission (only in print version of Kairos)
This One Heart (unpublished)
Thoughts of Away (non-extant)
Though Unseen, Her Soul Is Lucid
Trees Outstanding
Trout Swimming Upstream for Nickels and Dimes (winner, Wilda Morris's Poetry Challenge, Dec. 2009)
Unborn (non-extant)
Usurpers Evil (unpublished)
Where She Sleeps
White Goddess, The (non-extant)
White Heart
White Truth
"Winter at dawn..."
Winter from Below
Winter Vacation (non-extant)
Yeti, The (unpublished)
You are the Sunset, I am the Sun (unpublished)
"You found me, rebuilt me..." (fragment; unpublished)
You've Entered My Heart


A Man Lays Down
A Real Cut-Up
"A rose, by candlelight..."
"Acid rain drips off the unspoken tongue..."
Another Reason I Love You
"Anticipation has made this..." (fragment)
"Autumn turns me your favorite colors..."
"Bird of Paradise..."
"Counting stars..." (fragment)
"Crumbling ships press on..."
...Early to Rise
"I am a flake off the scalp of insanity..." (fragment)
"I fumbled over my waking..."
"I have no gestures for my story..." (fragment)
"I should go explore the cosmos..." (fragment)
I Stand, Waiting
"I'd have been a beggar..." (fragment)
"I will pull you into view..."
"If there is anything impossible..." (fragment)
"If you're ever free to wander..." (fragment)
"I open my arms to an avalanche..." (fragment)
Is Love...
"I've wondered about Time..."
Last Broken Day, The
"Lately/In the forest..."
"Let's say you actually dig your way to China..."
Let Us Go There

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