William James

poet. aging punk. ferroequinologist.

select published works

2019

// NAILED MAGAZINE //

  • [it’s a claw embedded]

  • [all the waters are warm as blood]

  • [endless liquid, violent angels]

  • [we’re dust until the light chokes us]

  • [redacted]

  • [another blood moon. another haunted angel. the sun]

// FORKLIFT, OH // (forthcoming)

  • [it rains in manchester]

  • [where i live now colors]

// HOBART // (forthcoming)

// BOOTH // (forthcoming)i

// FIVE:2:ONE // (forthcoming)


2018

// GRAVEL MAGAZINE //

  • [everywhere i turn hyperbole]

  • [a grey squirrel dances on a telephone wire]

  • [we can give it whatever name we want]

// OPOSSUM // (Fall 2018 print issue)

  • [last night i plucked seven grey hairs]

// RABBLE LIT //

  • I Can Tell You How My Father Has Never Gone To War

  • LANDSCAPE, CURVATURE, HORIZON, RENAISSANCE

// HARPOON REVIEW //

  • [somewhere in the sky a drum beat]


2017

// FORKLIFT, OH // (Issue #34, Winter 2017)

  • [i’ll rest when the oceans do]

  • [our crops have all gone to dust & the river]

// VENDING MACHINE PRESS //

  • [the sun shouts at us in tongues]

  • [i’ve been the pauper cocooned]

  • [all day long they carried]

  • [if tomorrow the whole world]

  • [love make me brighter than the falling]

// FIVE:2:ONE //

  • [and you will know the wolves are hungry]

  • [so we harnessed the power]

  • [six devils buried under a burning]

  • [my bones are tired & unclean]

  • [searched for meaning in the ordinary]

// KETTLE BLUE REVIEW //

  • [rearranging the patterns]

// TIMBER JOURNAL // (issue 7.2 “Ruination” [PDF])

  • [midnight in heaven & our father’s]


// FOURTH & SYCAMORE //

  • Deer Creek Rising

  • Crest

  • Aftermath II

  • Deluge

// TINDERBOX //

  • Trailer Court Crier

// NOBLE GAS QUARTERLY //

  • For Lack Of Sleep I Will Surely Perish

  • We Built A Fire High As Babel

// SUNDOG LIT //

  • [in my dreams i am blissful]

2016

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