Published Poetry

By Publication


Since emerging as a poet in 2019, Russell's poetry has been published or accepted for publication in more than 25 journals and fourteen anthologies.  Browse the list below to discover the homes of Russell's poems.


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

A Love Letter To...

"Forever, Always,"  Sweetycat Press,  2021.


"Broken Poem?"  THE POET,  Autumn 2021.  purchase
"Fathomless Pain,"  THE POET,  Autumn 2021. 

"It Is My Grief,"  THE POET,  Autumn 2021.  purchase 

Agape Review - contributor page

        "Abba, I Thank You," November 1, 2021.  read 

        "To Sing of the Saints," November 1, 2021.  read 

        "Wiping the Tears of a Child of God," November 1, 2021.  read 

        "Patience (dba "Faith")," July 30, 2021.  read 

"Sitting in Darkness," July 26, 2021.  read 

        "Were There Not Ten?" July 23, 2021.  read 

"With Sighs Too Deep for Words," July 28, 2021.  read 

American Writers Review 2021: Turmoil and Recovery

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

As Above So Below

              "Sunset," Issue 6, 2020.  read

Atherton Review

              "Chipped Stool," Volume 104, 2021.  purchase


        "The Art of Hate," November 2021.  read

        "Repeating History," September 2021.  read 
        "Quest[ion]," July 2021. 

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

Cathexis Northwest

"Glass Jars at a Cafe," December 2021.  read
"Not Mine To Be," November 2019. 

"Danaus sentiensus," November 2019.  read 


"Scar," THE POET Magazine,  Volume 1, 2020. purchase
"Haiku (a child is to love),"  
THE POET Magazine,  Volume 1, 2020.


              "Christmas Sky,"  THE POET Magazine, 2020.  purchase

              "So, So Small,"  THE POET Magazine, 2020.  purchase

              "Starlight,"  THE POET Magazine, 2020.  purchase

Close Friends and Relatives,

"Meeting Ellie," Poet's Choice Press,  2021. purchase

Corona Global Lockdown

"Caregiver's Lamentation," Poet's Choice Press,  2020. purchase
"Shelter in Place," 
Poet's Choice Press,  2020. purchase

"We Never Used to Look," Poet's Choice Press,  2020. purchase 



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

Ekstasis Magazine

"How Dare You,"  December,  2021.  forthcoming


The Esthetic Apostle

"Judge Not By What Makes Us Small," Online Edition, February 2019.  read


Faith, Volume 1

"Grace to You, and Peace,"  THE POET Magazine,  2021.  purchase
"Of Little Faith,"  
THE POET Magazine,  2021.  purchase

"The Sighing Will Flee Away,"  THE POET Magazine,  2021.  purchase

        Friends and Friendship

               "Known," THE POET Magazine, 2021. purchase  read (p 125) 

Frost Meadow Review - Pandemic Poetry

              "This Between Time,"  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

              "Thank You for the WhispersA. B. Baird Publishing (2019). purchase 

Intangible Magazine

"Conjured as a Memory," Vol. 3  (2022).  forthcoming

"Unseparate," Vol. 1  (2020) read

"In the Between," Vol. 1  (2020) read

Last Leaves

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

       Love Wins!

              "Moonflower," September 12, 2021  read

              "Resilience," August 25, 2021  read

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

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

               ​​​“Dream Chaser,”  A. B. Baird Publishing (2019)purchase

THE POET- Poem of the Day

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

THE POET - Profiles, 2021.  read

"What, But a Fool?" 

"On the Bridge Too Far" 

"Requiem for the Selfless" 

"Desert Thunderstorm"


The Write Launch - contributor page

"Fullness of Time," November 2021.  read

"Shadow Play," November 2021.  read

"Windsong: Grand Opera," November 2021.  read

"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

The Writers Club (Grey Thoughts)

         "Memorial Day," November 6, 2021.  read

         "Remember," October 23, 2021.  read 

        "The Moon It Fell," October 9, 2021.  read

        "Wandering Around the Truth," September 25, 2021.  read

          "Small Courages," July 3, 2021.  read

Tiny Seed Literary Journal - contributor page

       "V," TApaja'simk, November 25, 2021.  read

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

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        “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)   

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

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Valiant Scribe

      "Venetian Masks," October 22, 2021read

Vermont Public Radio - Between the Lines Series, 2021.

       "Handful of If"

Vermont's Best Emerging Poets 2019

"In That Moment."  Z Publications, 2020. purchase  

"Of Joy and Laughter," Z Publications, 2020. purchase  

"Voices from the Other Room: Mother and Daughter," 
Z Publications, 2020. purchase