It’s days like today I remember why I always come back home to Los Angeles.

It’s a beautiful spring day, everything is in bloom, it’s sunny but there’s a quiet wind that feels amazing on the skin, bringing with it traces of serendipity and possibility all in one blow.

A Poem A Day

The Typewriter Poetry Edition

Yesterday’s Day Eleven of National Poetry Month. Did you write anything, yesterday? Get inspired by today’s fresh batch of typewriter poetry, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read a quote from Roberto Bolaño and a variety of other writers speaking candidly about writing poetry.

Want to see your poem shared on the blog? Submissions is easy! Leave a comment or tag @typewriterpoetry / #typewriterpoetry on your Instagram pictures.

Day 11: Featured Poem

Today’s featured typewriter poetry:


Each day, a poem is featured on the curated @typewriterpoetry Instagram as well as the blog. Be sure to tag @typewriterpoetry / #typewriterpoetry on your Instagram pictures to be featured on the next National Poetry Month round.

Day 11: Daily Batch of Typewriter Poetry

Enjoy Day 11 of daily typewriter poetry.






suck myself out the heart i give it back

For this year’s National Poetry Month, I’m working on the poetry for my art book, suck myself out the heart i give it back. If you’re enjoying these poems, feel free to read about the concept or view the entire poetry collection.

April 11th, 2016

This poem was inspired by two large black and yellow butterflies. One of them visited me three times. Read more about the inspiration behind today’s poem on my blog: 11 : suck myself out the heart i give it back

Donate to Tupelo Press

For #NationalPoetryMonth, I’m fundraising on behalf of Tupelo Press, a small literary publisher. Tupelo’s 30/30 Project is an all-year monthly round of writing a poem a day. Check out their website and read the collection of poetry we’ve volunteered to write.


Enjoying the work I’ve been steadily producing? Let me know! I also encourage you to donate in my name to Tupelo Press. 100% of proceeds go to their literary press, it’s tax-deductible, and you’d be a patron of the arts.

Looking forward to tomorrow’s fresh batch of typewriter poetry for National Poetry Month. Thanks for following the adventure!



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