Judy Grahn

You are what is female

and you shall be called Eve.
And what is masculine shall be called God.
And from your name Eve we shall take

the word Evil.

And from God’s, the word Good.
Now you understand patriarchal morality.
- Judy Grahn

Fall Harvest: A Few Things in Print

Delighted to have been asked by dear friend and poet, Art Goodtimes, to do the cover art for his latest book, Living on Edge, the McRedEye Poems, available from Lithic Press:

This little (didactic!) villanelle of mine appears in the current issue of Rattle, whose editor, Tim Green, has been very generous in his support of my work over the years:


This five-page bit of prosimetrum appears in the current issue of Think: (my first published prose), now edited by Brian Palmer.  In future issues, I'll be part of their newly minted advisory board, alongside original founding editor, Christine Yurick:

(Think Journal)

Some weeks ago I was asked by Joan Digby of Cross Cultural Communications in Louisiana for permission to reprint one of my poems for a post card project.  A box of lovely little broadsides on marbled paper with envelopes arrived in the mail today. This particular poem has had more requests for re-printings than I think any other I've written:

The good madam is ve…

What on Earth Have I Been Doing ?

Weathering storms, 
Wandering, Wondering,







Rilke and Fashioning Anew

Depleted nature takes her lovers back into her bosom, as though she had not strength to fashion them anew.
And so we too, 







remind and renew, 


The Three-Eyed Raven and the Ghost Buffalo

Yes, it's been far too long since I've updated here on the Ghost Buffalo.  My gratitude to those who continue to check in, or have been noodging me to keep them posted.

I have discovered that to divorce one Social Media app, (Facebook), is to hastily marry another, (Instagram): 

It's been a soggy wet winter after the Colorado-wide drought from hell last year.  As I write, the sky is blue, the ground is wet, and the back forty is greener than it was all last summer.

I've been writing of course, and painting of course, and desperately seeking spring.

A painting of mine was a finalist in the Colorado Wine Fest Poster Contest in February: (always a bridesmaid): 

Another has been entered into the Palisade Peach Festival Poster contest: 

A poem of mine, "Ode to the Slow"  appears in the current issue of Hopkins Review:

HOPKINS REVIEW: Wendy Videlock/Ode to the Slow

I've got a poem upcoming in Rattle, another two upcoming in the Hopkins Review, three poems soon to appea…