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Since emerging as a poet in 2019, Russell's poetry has been published or accepted for publication in more than 30 journals and 20 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.  purchase


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

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

Agape Review - contributor page

        "Amazing Grace," September 28, 2023.  read

        "Two Prayers for Blessed Imagination"

  • Ten Is Too Few," June 5, 2022.  read 

  • "And the Other Two," June 5, 2022read 

        "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

Beautiful: In the eye of the beholder

"Beholding a Beholder,"  Sweetycat Press,  2022.  purchase



        "Reflections in a Bookstore Window,"  Truth Serum, Volume 7



       "Willful Ignorance," August 2023.  read
       "Without a Moral Compass," April 
2023.  read

       "Rushdie," October 30, 2022.  read

       "Failure of Imagination," July 2022.  read

       "Exhausted Dreams," January 2022.  read

       "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

"Seasons,"  November-December 2023.  read

             "Winter Has a Pewter Heart"

             "Spring Has a Brass Heart"

             "Summer Has a Golden Heart"

             "Autumn Has a Rose-Gold Heart"               

"A Word for that Sound,"  December 2021.  read

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


              "Christmas Sky,"  THE POET Magazine, 2020. 

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

              "Starlight,"  THE POET Magazine, 2020.  

Close Friends and Relatives,

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


Close Up: Poems on Cancer, Hope, and Healing,

"What Do I Say?" Orchard Lea Press, 2022.  purchase

"You,"  Orchard Lea Press, 2022.  purchase

Corona Global Lockdown

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

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



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

Ekstasis Magazine

"How Dare You,"  December 2021.  read


Emblazoned Soul

"And They Were Gone,"  Issue 1, Winter 2022. 

The Esthetic Apostle

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


Faith, Volume 1

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

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


               "Black Gold's Siren Sound," THE POET Magazine, 2022.   

               "Four Friends at Breakfast," THE POET Magazine, 2022.   


        Flora Fiction Literary Magazine

               "Wonder-full," Winter 2022.

               "Winter Run," Winter 2022.

        Friends and Friendship

               "Known," THE POET Magazine, 2021.

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. 

Gift, The

              "Gift,"   Sweetycat Press, 2022.

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

"Standing Too Close to Darkness," Vol. 34 (2023).  read

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

"Unseparate," Vol. 1  (2020). read

"In the Between," Vol. 1  (2020). read

Jewels in the Queen's Crown: The Best of the Best

              "Gifted Fingers" (Sapphire Prize - Poetry)2022. 

Last Leaves

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


        "Nano and Pawpaw,"  Pure Slush  (2024).


        Love Wins!

              "Mere Joy," March 12, 2023.  read

              "Light Breaks into New Day," August 5, 2022.  read

              "Surf," July 30, 2022.  read

              "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 Metaworker Literary Magazine

"Futile Wars," July 3, 2023.  read

        "Undisturbed," March 18, 2022.  read

The MOON magazine

"The Path," August 2019.  read 

"Stillness,August 2019.  read 


Movement: Our Bodies in Action

"Gifted Fingers,"  Sweetycat Press, 2022.  purchase

October Hill Magazine

"Crystalled Night Redemption,"  Volume 7, Issue 1 (Spring 2023).  read

"To Dream of Being Sky,"  Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring 2022).  read

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


Open Door Magazine

"Winter's Peak,"  "Frost and Firelight" Issue (Winter 2024).  read

Osmosis Press

"Leaf from a Gradual, N. France, ca. 1550,"  Online (September 11, 2022).  read

Our Changing Earth, Volume 2

"Where Once Lay a Sprawling Lake,"  The Poet, Winter 2022. 


Peeking Cat Literary

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

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

Perkins Log

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

Poetry Celebrating the Life of Queen Elizabeth II

"Her England: A Constant Rain"  THE POET,  2022. 

Poetry Downtown Rutland -- The Paper Poet, April 2022

"In Birdsong." 

"Villanelle of Grace." 


Poetry for Ukraine

"The Path: A Bombed-out Bridge in Irpin"  THE POET,  2022.


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

Snapdragon: A Journal of Arts & Healing

"No Two Fires the Same,"  Elements, Winter 2022 (Issue 8.4). (reprint)  purchase

"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

swifts & slows

               ​​​“Sanctuary,”  Number 17, December 2022.  read

THE POET- Poem of the Day

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

THE POET - Profiles, 2021.  (no longer available online)

"What, But a Fool?" 

"On the Bridge Too Far" 

"Requiem for the Selfless" 

"Desert Thunderstorm"


The Write Launch - contributor page

"Earth Cries and the Oceans Catch the Tears," Climate Crisis Issue

         (Winter  2024).  read

"Reservoir No More" Climate Crisis Issue (Winter 2024).  read

"Summer - Memory or Prophecy?" Climate Crisis Issue (Winter 

          2024).  read

"If These Walls Could Talk," Issue 77 (September 2023).  read

"Images of the Night," Issue 77 (September 2023).  read

"Overheard on a Train," Issue 77 (September 2023).  read

"Windsong: Solo Flute," Issue 66 (October 2022).  read

"The Dig," Issue 66 (October 2022).  read

"Sudden Gasp," Issue 66 (October 2022).  read

"Fullness of Time," Issue 55 (November 2021).  read

"Shadow Play," Issue 55 (November 2021).  read

"Windsong: Grand Opera," Issue 55 (November 2021).  read

"Peace," Issue 47 (March 2021).  read

                  "Que Será - Mother's Stare," Issue 47 (March 2021). read

"There Are No Words," Issue 47 (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)   Member's Personal Page

        “That Other Stuff,” February 3, 2024. read 

        “We Are the Both,” December 30, 2023. read 

        “This Old Brick Church,” September 16, 2023. read 

        “It Doesn't Give Me Hope,” July 22, 2023. read 

          “How Hard It Is to Change My Mind,” March 11, 2023. read 

        “Causes Lost or Losing,” February 4, 2023. read 

        “Alone in the Universe?” December 24, 2023. read

        “Monometer,” December 10, 2022. read

        “It’s Been a Long Time,” August 20, 2022. read

          "On Character," August 6, 2022.  read 

          "Discernment," February 19, 2022.  read 

          "Poet's Passion," February 5, 2022.  read
          "From the Very Last Seat,"
 January 22, 2022.  read         

          "Gentle Kiss of New Year's Eve," January 8, 2022.  read         

           "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

       "On the Wing," Wings ,  October 1, 2023.  featured blog

       "Smiling at a Crocus in the Snow,"  Poetry of the Wildflowers

               Anthology, 2023 (online 6/24/23).   featured blog

       "Harvested Words," Planted Words, October 31, 2022.  featured blog

       "Potential," Seed, May 24, 2022.  featured blog 

       "V," TApaja'simk, November 25, 2021.  featured blog

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

               featured blog

        “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) 

 featured blog

Valiant Scribe

      "Sanctuary," in Peace Like a River, Issue 3, Winter 2022

      "Dance of the Cafeteros," December 16, 2022.  read.

      "Sitting in Darkness," October 28, 2022.  read

      "Venetian Masks," October 22, 2021.  read


      "New Moon in Winter Dusk-Night Sky,"  Flash Issue 5 (2022).  read

Vermont Public Radio - Between the Lines Series, 2021.

       "Handful of If"

Vermont's Best Emerging Poets 2019

"In That Moment."  Z Publications, 2020. 

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

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

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