"The Moon"

​Crab Creek Review


Green Mountains Review

"Bone Collector"

Blue Fifth Review


Barely South Review 

Other Poems from Print Publications Include:

"Photograph of My Mother" and "Elegy" ​Poet Lore

"Our Fifth Grade Teacher Said: If the world ends tomorrow, I will be drinking lemonade under a tree"

Third Coast

"Elegy for the Poppy" and "Communion with an Olive"

Spoon River Poetry Review  (SRPR Editor's Prize)


"Alma Redemptoris Mater" 

Greensboro Review (Robert Watson Poetry Prize)

"Just Say No" and "Coronation with Plastic Flowers" 

New Ohio Review

"The Moon" ​Crab Creek Review

"Family Portrait" Best New Poets 2012

"Broken" Green Mountains Review

"Groceries" ArtPrize Anthology , Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters

"Ode to the Human Heart" Reed Magazine

"Ode to a Bat" Redivider  (Beacon Street Poetry Prize)

"The Idolatry of Echoes"  What Matters, an anthology

"Home"  The New Poet

"Static in the Dark" Ruminate

"Notes from the Missing" The Medulla Review

"What the Owl Knows"  Nimrod International Journal

"Blackout" Mad Poets Review

"The Scarecrow"  From the Depths

"Nuremberg" Winning Writers

Select Online Poems

Kelly Michels

"If Silence Had Its Say"


"Our Heaven"

"The Prophecy"

Connotation Press: An Online Artifact