I’m very excited to report that Poet Lore has accepted my poem, “Swimming With Michelangelo” for publication. Poet Lore is America’s oldest poetry journal dating back to 1889. Poets such as Mary Oliver, Tony Hoagland, Carolyn Forché, Sharon Olds and many others have been published in their pages.
It was a pleasure working with poetry editor, Jody Bolz, in bringing out the best in the poem. E. Ethelbert Miller, a terrific poet and teacher, was instrumental in encouraging me to submit so I thank him.
This poem was a sort of watershed poem where everything came together. It will hopefully be in the forthcoming issue.