Selected Poems

Cate 2024
Join Cate’s workshop at Hugo House

Cc’ Me! Reading and Writing Epistolary Poetry with Cate!

Hugo House Class and Workshop Tuesdays 4/23-5/14 5-7pm PST  
All experience levels–
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  • March 12–Member registration begins at 10:30 PST
  • March 19–General registration begins at 10:30 PST
  • March 25–Last day of Early Bird pricing
  • April 23–Class Begins

Four Poems
The Rumpus, Winter 2021

A Dream Dependent
Blackbird, Fall 2020

Best American Poetry 2020
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Just Grab
Boston Review, Fall 2019

Three Poems
Salvage/Selvage Feature
Quarterly West, Summer 2019

Two Poems
Four Way Review, Spring 2019

Sweet Girl and Other Poems
Narrative, Spring 2018

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

The Adroit Journal, Spring 2016


Bring You Apples” in Orion, Autumn, 2018

Non-Native” in The Common

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

Marjoram, Most Likely” at Petit Four


Sewanne Review’s blog:  “Stanzas: Lyrae Van-Clief Stefanon

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

Cate 2022