Lake Effect featured a poem of mine in honor of Mother’s Day. As my work often does, this one came from the most common of occurrences. A phone call from mom.


I rather like the poems they selected to feature in this issue, they’re quite different. Upstream was originally written for Jennifer Tomaloff’s Bending Light in to Verse project, she sent me this picture and out of that that the poem followed.

Go see’m here: