Category Archives: Published Poems

District Lines IV

Excited to have my poem, “Labor Day Visit with Grandfather,” included in Politics and Prose’s District Lines IV. I wrote an early draft of this poem at an Ellen Bass retreat in Mallorca.

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Cobalt Review 18

Thrilled that Cobalt Review has published two poems: “Butterfly Poster, Printing Company” and “September – Arlington, Virginia” (pgs 25 & 26 on this link: http://www.cobaltreview.com/…/u…/2017/01/Issue-18-Poetry.pdf). Thank you, Cobalt Review, for your vote of confidence!

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Panoply Issue 5

Honored to have my poem,“Midnight Garden Walk, Key West” included in Issue 5 of Panoply. This poem was begun during Campbell McGrath’s workshop (“Hearing Voices: Crafting the Poetic Voice”) at the Key West Literary Seminar in January 2016.

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2016 ACES National #GrammarDay Haiku

Thrilled to receive an honorable mention in the 2016 ACES National #GrammarDay Haiku contest.

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Little Patuxent Review publishes “Rutting Fall” by Katherine Gekker

Please see the Summer 2015 issue http://littlepatuxentreview.org/issues/18-summer-2015/

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Whistling Fire publishes “Refracted Light” by Katherine Gekker, June 23, 2011

Please see The Whistling Fire for my poem, “Refracted Light.”

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The Whistling Fire will publish “Refracted Light” on June 23rd

The Whistling Fire has announced its June 2011 publishing schedule. Katherine Gekker’s poem, “Refracted Light,” will be published on June 23rd. Read more about Whistling Fire and its June schedule here.

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Childhood Poem IV

This poem was published in a limited edition book, “Childhood Poems,” in 1975. I was in love with Marianne Moore’s syllabics. The room my brother and I slept in was huge and cold. At night my mother read To us … Continue reading

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Childhood Poem III

This poem was published in a limited edition book, “Childhood Poems,” in 1975. It is the first poem of mine that I remember liking. I wrote it when I was in my late teens. When I was a child I … Continue reading

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Always in the Black

Does the music take you back? Deep into the tunnel, Can you see the next rung? Past layered fishes scattered flat dinosaurs tar pit babies. Before we lose the rhythm. (John Henry swings the hammer/ takes you six feet down) … Continue reading

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