WORKS PUBLISHED 2016
Writing-wise 2016 was unusual due to the fact that two poems were nominated for Pushcarts by two different editors, Hayley Mitchell Haugen from "Sheila Na-Gig", and Sandra Tyler from "Woven Tale Press"; big THANK YOU to both.
Doors As, The Clause 28s, Disillusioned in "The Courtship of Winds"
Fugitives, You Will Not Be The Same in "Zingara"
Wound Closing II in "Kalyna Review"
Try Again in "Abramelin"
From Dr. F's Burned Papers, resurrected from a prior year by "Non-Binary Review"
Dishwasher (Audio), in "The Golden Walkman"
Lover Man as Poetry Song Cycle video first released in "Heart and Mind Zine"
Take Me Home in "Birds Piled Loosely"
Water Healer, link live again
Wounded Gladiator, in "The Adhara Project", link live again
Five Poetry Art Montages, Dance, Remembering, Greta Under Wraps, The Peaceful Hate, White Horse, in "Scarlet Leaf Review"
Desperate Journeys, Poetry Superhighway
He Fills the Window as Poetry Song-Cycle video first released in "Quail Bell Magazine"
Peeking Through, in "Sacred Cow"
An Art Like Praying, Bonsai, Cherishing the Gift, in "Blood Root Poetry Blog"
Wallflower, with image, "The Drowning Gull"
Moonlighting in "Cacti Fur",
Your Hand on my Painting, Mote on the Move, in "Bindweed Magazine",
Detonations, The Aesthetics of Brutality, Circle of Poison, Nightmare 4 A.M., Nuclear Diary, resurrected by "SickLit Magazine", https://sicklitmagazine.com/2016/07/29/6652/
Hold You Up, in Sheila Na-Gig, https://sheilanagigblog.com/sheila-na-gig-online-volume-1-fall-2016/stephen-mead/
A Surreal Grieving Response, for "The Pulse Nightclub" of Orlando, in "The Brillantina Project",
Trout Thursday, Zoos of the Apocalypse, in "Tuck Magazine"
Generic Struggle, in "Social Justice Poetry, http://www.socialjusticepoetry.com/5109/generic-struggle-a-social-justice-poem-by-stephen-mead
There the Very Air, Meditations on Sister Age, Shadow Land, Fragment found for Future Farmyard and Writer expose in "The Woven Tale Press"
According to the Order of Nature (We Too are Cosmos Made", four star review and honorable mention for Rainbow Awards, http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29060172-according-to-the-order-of-nature-we-too-are-cosmos-made , https://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4897375.html
Lovers Tango, in "Your One Phone Call"
Death & Other Resurrections, Refuge, Hardline, Before
Old Movies & Iris M., in Chelsea Station, http://www.chelseastationmagazine.com/2016/10/old-movies-iris.html
My Hand, Solar Plexus, Feeling Earth, Mustard, War Chapters, in "Peacock Journal",
Farther than Fantasy, Comfort Woman, in "Poetry Repairs",
Tea, Covens, Singing Scat poetry-art montages with interview in Shuf Poetry,
Bosnian Wings, Oh Homophobe, The Black Dress, Joe Checking Out, When did it Start, in Record Magazine, magazine-record.blogspot.com/2016/12/
When Did It Start, poem-song soundscape version 2017,
Moves, The Search, Like Real People, in Ampersand Literary Magazine, https://ampersandlit.com/category/poetry/
Judgments, in "Forth Magazine"