Suppose the Function is Praise
Poetry Daily, January 10, 2018

Litany for Permission
TriQuarterly, Summer 2017

RealPoetik, May 21, 2017

The Iowa Review, Poem-a-Day, April 8, 2017

Better Self
Vinyl Poetry and Prose, October 14, 2016

“Dysthymia:  Stagnant Traffic”
Linebreak, Fall 2016

So Lord I think I figured out the light
Horsethief, Summer 2016

The Adroit Journal, Spring 2016

Endurance Training
Gulf Coast, Spring 2015

Late, in a Time of Splendor
Poetry Daily, November 12, 2014

Narrative, 2015

The Journal, Fall 2013

Self-Indictment with Arrhythmia
The Journal, Fall 2013

Love Poem with a Dropped Stitch
Crazyhorse, Number 84



“Dear Lord if I am meant to boast” and
“Say why You keep on blessing me Lord”
Tin House, Summer Reading 2017

, Fall 2016

“Exit Liturgy”
Southern Indiana Review
Spring 2016  Fall 2105

“Fertility Treatments, Toast”
The Cincinnati Review, Vol. 13.1,
Summer 2016

“In Controlled Burn, Unversed,” “Engagements We Break, to Keep”
Denver Quarterly
, Vol. 50, No. 3,
Spring 2016

“Film Noir: Homelessness,”
Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review,
No. 42, Winter 2016

“Story with a Base Hit, Some Sting in It” 
Third Coast
, Issue 40-41, 2015

“Mute Song” 
The Seattle Review
, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2015

“[We’re beginning to see]”
River Styx
, Vol. 95, Fall 2015

“Late, in a Time of Splendor,” “Refrain” 
American Poetry Review
, Nov/Dec 2014

“[It wasn’t a fast break]” 
Mid-American Review
, Spring 2014

“Inheritance,” “Collective” 
West Branch
, Vol. 76, Fall 2014

“[I find every stopgap town]”
The Iowa Review
, Winter 2013/14

“Resting State” 
, Number 84

Crab Orchard Review
, July 2013

“Taking Care”  
Best New Poets 2012

“The Wanting” 
Washington Square Review
Fall 2012

“Ode to the Body”
Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review
, Winter 2011

“There Are No Garbage Days”
32 Poe
ms, Spring/Summer 2015



Sure as 6-4-3” at Some Call It Ballin’

Marjoram, Most Likely” at Petit Four



Contributor’s Marginalia: Cate Lycurgus on “Midafternoon” by Anna Lena Phillips Bell

Contributor’s Marginalia: Cate Lycurgus on “There Are No Garbage Days” by  J.P. Grasser