"My Dad the Bricklayer" in Bird's Thumb

"Fried Whiting," "The First Return," "When My Father Stole My Bike and Sold It," and "Ars Poetica," in Ambit 

"Alligator Mississippiensis" in The Baltimore Review

"Sea Sponge" and "Halloween, 1999" in the Puerto del Sol's Black Voices Series

"The Distance Sugarcane Travels"  in Phoebe was a finalist in the Greg Grummer Poetry Prize

"Even the Moon" and "La Malinche Goes to My High School" in Apogee