This piece is important for me because I always thought I was writing lyrics, even though I've never been much of a singer. Once someone pointed out that what I was writing was poetry, my world changed. This is a Jake original.
You can find this piece in the Fall 2022 issue. There are a lot of great poems and prose there to check out. Together is featured on page 38.
Together is mostly about making relationships work. Some of them are romantic, some are familial, and others are friendships. But if you don't make them work, then a relationship may be none of those.
You can find this piece in the Fall 2022 issue. There are a lot of great poems and prose there to check out. Growounds is featured on page 39.
Growounds is one of my most cherished works. I've spent years tossing these words around in my head. This probably isn't the final version.
Trash To Treasure Lit previously published two poems of mine on their website. The first is called Shitting On Stars, and the other is He Eats, He Shits. After submitting they asked me to participate in an interview that I was happy to attend.