Writer & Quaker

Poetry: I’ve published poems in more than two dozen journals. Three of my books of poetry have been published by publishing houses and a fourth is in development. It will be released in spring of 2023.

Nonfiction (Quaker): I am the author of a Quaker blog, Through the Flaming Sword, and of a Pendle Hill Pamphlet, The Gathered Meeting. I have contributed two chapters to Quakers, Politics, and Economics, Volume 5 of the Friends Association for Higher Education’s Quakers and the Disciplines series The essays are: “Quakers and Capitalism: A History of Paradoxes,” and “Fifty Years of Right Sharing: A Brief History of the Right Sharing of World Resources Program.” A new work, What Can We Say? The Essentials of Quaker Faith, Practice, and Experience, is under development with Inner Light books.

The Road to Continental Heart — Poetry, Plus

The Road to Continental Heart is a hybrid book of poetry and images subtitled Befriending, and Defending, the Spirit of North America. Continental Heart, published by Boyle and Dalton. It is an extended love song to the landscapes of North America and an appeal for a more spiritual culture of place.
Learn more about the book, including how to get a copy.

Dancing Mockingbird — Poetry

Dancing Mockingbird is a full-length book of “nature” poetry published by Kelsay Books.
Learn more about the book, including how to get a copy, and read some of its poems.

O My Heart — Poetry

O My Heart, a chapbook of love poems published by Moonstone Press. Learn more.

Dancing with the Moon — Poetry

Dancing with the Moon is a full-length collection of love poems currently under development at Kelsay Books.

Other Poetry

You can read other poems I’ve published here.


I’ve written essays on a range of topics. Learn more.