Published Poetry

By Publication


Since emerging as a poet in 2019, Russell's poetry has been published or accepted for publication in more than 20 journals and nine anthologies.  Browse the list below to discover the homes of Russell's poems.


              "Stop It!" 3/4/2021.  read

American Writers Review 2021

              "hope is not in spite of," San Fedele Press, 2021.  

As Above So Below

              "Sunset," Issue 6, 2020.  read

Atherton Review

              "Chipped Stool," Volume 104, 2021.  purchase


"Flooding Ol' Jim's Grave," November 2020.  read

Cathexis Northwest

"Not Mine To Be," November 2019.  read

"Danaus sentiensus," November 2019.  read

Childhood, The Poet,  Volume 1, 2020. purchase

"Haiku (a child is to love)"

Christmas, The Poet, 2020.  purchase

              "Christmas Sky" ​

              "So, So Small"​


Close Friends and Relatives, Poet's Choice Press,  2021. purchase

"Meeting Ellie"

Corona Global Lockdown, Poet's Choice Press,  2020. purchase

"Caregiver's Lamentation"
"Shelter in Place"
"We Never Used to Look" 



        "Résumé (To Sum It All Up)," Poet’s Choice Press, 2021. purchase

The Esthetic Apostle

"Judge Not By What Makes Us Small," Online Edition, 

February 2019.  read

Faith, Volume 1, The Poet,  2021.  purchase

"Grace to You, and Peace"
"Of Little Faith"

"The Sighing Will Flee Away"

Frost Meadow Review - Pandemic Poetry

              "This Between Time," Online Edition, June 24, 2020. read

Fruits of Our Quarantine (A Wingless Dreamer Anthology)

"Sent to Our Rooms or Into the Streets,"  2020.  purchase

Grand Little Things

              "Lizzy's Sonnet," Online Edition, July 15, 2020. read

Gratitudes: To Our Mothers, A. B. Baird Publishing  (2019).

              "Thank You for the Whispers”  purchase

Intangible Magazine,

"Unseparate,"  Vol. 1  (20210) read

"In the Between," Vol. 1  (2021) read

Last Leaves

              "Enough of Sadness (A Plea in Villanelle)," 2021. read (p. 128)

Meat for Tea - The Valley Review,

"It's Worth the Mess," Volume 14, Issue 4 (2020) purchase

"Four Moves from Now,"  Volume 13, Issue 3 (2019) purchase

The MOON magazine

"The Path," August 2019.  read

"Stillness,"  August 2019.  read

October Hill Magazine

"To Dream of Being Sky,"  Coming Soon

"Not-Remembered,"  Volume 4, Issue 1 (Spring 2020).  read

Peeking Cat Literary,

"At the Edge (of a Lake),"  Issue 40 (January 28, 2021).  read

"Tabletop Musing,"  Issue 40 (January 28, 2021).  read

Perkins Log

        "Natural Theology,"  Volume XXX, No. 2, pg. 31 (Spring 1981).

Second Chance Lit -- The Phoenix Project
        "Judge Not By What Makes Us Small, reprinted February 26, 2021.          read

Sledgehammer Literary Journal

        "Sunburnt Love," April 7, 2021read

Snapdragon: A Journal of Arts & Healing

"Voices from the Other Room: Mother and Daughter"  sound |

              silence, December 2020 (Issue 6.4).

              (reprint)  purchase

"Poison Grapes," redemption | grace,  December 2019.

(Issue  5.4).  purchase

​​​​“Pondering How Best to Start,”  flourish | hope, Spring 2019

              (Issue  5.1).  purchase

Steady Hands: Ode to Our Fathers, A. B. Baird Publishing (2019)

               ​​​“Dream Chaser,”  purchase

The Poet - Poem of the Day

"I Hear the Dawn in Birdsong," May, 26 2021.  read

The Write Launch - contributor page

"Peace," Issue 46 (March 2021).  read

"                "Que Será - Mother's Stare," Issue 46 (March 2021). read

"There Are No Words," Issue 46 (March 2021). read

"And So We Sleep," Issue 38  (June 2020). read

"Attic," Issue 38  (June 2020). read

"Thalia & Melpomene," Issue 38  (June 2020). read

"Life Dunes,"  Issue 29 (September 2019).  read

"Just Do It,"   Issue 29 (September 2019).  read

"Warning,"  Issue 29 (September 2019).  read

"A Train at Night,"  Issue 21 (January 2019).  read

"Joy,"  Issue 21 (January 2019).  read

"Long Ago, Friday Nights in Texas,"  Issue 21 (January 2019). read

Tiny Seed Literary Journal

       “Live Oak Forest”  July 1, 2021. Forest, Tiny Seed Press, 2021.

        “Snake Tree”  April 21, 2021.  featured blog 

        “Vermont Mountains,”  January 4, 2021.  featured blog 

"Quality Time with a Spider," June 4, 2020. featured blog

“Old Fire,”  June 2019.  purchase  read (p. 29-30)   

featured blog 

“Cardinal Impulse,”  Spring 2019.  purchase  read (p. 12) 

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Vermont Public Radio

       "Handful of If," 2021.


Vermont's Best Emerging Poets 2019, Z Publications

"In That Moment,"  purchase

"Of Joy and Laughter,"  purchase

"Voices from the Other Room: Mother and Daughter"  purchase