“6 ways to use a bank lobby pen” in The Journal, 43.2.

“a general sense of belonging” in Poetry Northwest, Poem of the Week.

“Cul-de-Sac” in Narrative, Poem of the Week.

“vanishing aubade”, “ode to the imam who chaplained the Super Bowl-winning New Orleans Saints”, and “salat as a youth of the world singing and dancing and imitating natural objects” in Seventh Wave, Issue 9.

“when i say wolf” in Lantern Review, Issue 7.1.

“code says to switch” and “self-portrait with golden vase and shadow” in IDK Magazine, Issue 5.

“this is the last time” in Sugar House Review, Issue 18.

“it’s the blue doors of Husam’s Toyota Corolla that get you to heaven” and “father, stretch my hands” in Boston Accent Lit, Issue 15.

“so it begins” and “lyric as Ibrahim’s sacrificed son” in Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, No. 44.

“&”“leaving my therapist’s office after a breakthrough”“what child is this” & “6 ways to use a spoon” in Seattle Review of Books, December 2018 Poet-in-Residence.

“Ode to the Golden Hour on the Day of Finalizing My Divorce” & “Six Ways to Use a Spoon” in Shenandoah, Vol. 68, No. 1.

“salat departing LAX the week after a terrorist attack” in Nashville Review, Issue 27.

“What child is this” in Tahoma Literary Review, Issue 13.

“epithalamion with light” and “i can hardly remember last year now” in Sakura Review, Vol. IX.

“lingua franca” in Crab Creek Review, Fall 2018.

“by the time I pick up the kids” and “actually, half Muslim” in Occulum, Issue 9.

“in a mosque” and “during mass” in Yes Poetry, October 2018 Poet of the Month.

“when you realize your child is drowning in a hotel pool” in The American Journal of Poetry, Volume 5.

“explicitly // artlessly” and “la perla del mar de oriente: an open letter to my mother[land]” in Cascadia Rising Review, Issue Two.

“wallahi”, “deportation proceedings” and “balikbayan” in Across the Margin.

“collosus, with cranes in the sky” and “wasted” in Arcturus Magazine.


Photographer: Sonja Lyons