Published Poems

by Karen Luke Jackson

Poems

Online

"Elegy for My Childhood Trees," "Night View from a Bedroom Window," "Breakers," and "Living Room." Leaping Clear.  Spring 2020.

 

“Birding at Lemon Bay.” Untold Volumes, Christian Feminism Today. June 9, 2019.   

          

“Vigils.” The Great Smokies Review, Spring 2019, Issue 18.

     

“Deconstructing Goldilocks.” One: An Online Poetry Journal. Issue 17: January 15, 2019.

        

“Glenmary Sister.” Untold Volumes, Christian Feminism Today, January 13, 2019.                           

         

“Heading for Home.” The Great Smokies Review, Spring 2018, Issue 18.

           

“Respite.” Friends Journal: Vol 64, No. 5 (May 2018).

         

“Hopscotch.” The Great Smokies Review, Spring 2016, Issue 14.

           

 

Print

"Feast on These Things," Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction, December 2019, Vol 25, No. 4, p. 72.

 

“Sacred Lineage.” Ekphrastic 2018. New Bern, NC: Craven Arts Council & Gallery, 2018, p.83.

 

“Bobwhites.” Kakalak. 2018. Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, p. 56.

 

“Application.” Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, Summer 2018, Issue 39, p. 124.

 

“Blue Bloods.” Kakalak. 2017. Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, p. 13. [Honorable Mention] Witness: Appalachia to Hatteras, Ted Wojtasik, Ed., St. Andrews Press, 2018.

 

“Steady Walkers.” Kakalak. 2017. Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, p. 91.

 

“Amends.” Kakalak. 2016. Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, p. 57.

 

“Hooked.” Kakalak. 2015. Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, p. 143.

 

“A Triptych on the First Anniversary of My Mother’s Death.” Broad River Review, Spring 2013, Vol. 45, pp. 6-7. [2012 Rash Award in Poetry, First Place] Witness: Appalachia to Hatteras, Ted Wojtasik, Ed., St. Andrews Press, 2018.

 

“Promise.” eno, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment. Spring 2013, Issue 2, p. 5

 

“Porch Rhapsody.” Ruminate, Fall, 2009. 13, p. 50. [Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize. Honorable Mention]. Toe River Journal, Spring 2010, Vol 1:1, p. 28. Witness: Appalachia to Hatteras, Ted Wojtasik, Ed., St. Andrews Press, 2018. Poetry in Plain Sight, Winston-Salem, NC, 2019.

 

“Spent.” Bay Leaves, 2009:35, p. 24. Poetry Council of North Carolina [James Larkin Pearson for Free Verse and Experimental Form – Third Place]

 

“Persona.” Clothes Lines, ed. by Celia H. Miles & Nancy Dillingham. Catawba Publishing, 2009, p. 151. Western North Carolina Woman, December 2009, p. 39.

 

“Designer Original.” Hungryhearts, Praise Twice: Prays Twice. Winter, 2009. 18:1, p. 14.

 

“Ferns.” Mountain High: A Poetry & Prose Anthology. 2008. Fayetteville, NC: Old Mountain Press, p. 48.

 

“Refusal to Play.” Ascent Aspirations Magazine: Anthology Five. Spring 2008, p. 55.

 

“Invocation.” Ascent Aspirations Magazine: Anthology Five. Spring 2008, p. 55.

“Reminder.” Alive Now.  Nov./Dec. 2007, p. 7.

 

“Grace.” Sand, Sea & Soil: A Poetry & Prose Anthology,  2007. 2007. Fayetteville, NC: Old Mountain Press, p. 48.

 

“Handmaiden’s Joy.” Alive Now Nov./Dec. 2006, p.  21.

 

 

Poetry Awards

 

“Blue Bloods.” Kakalak, 2017, Honorable Mention.

 

“Deconstructing Goldilocks.” 2017 Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition, First Prize. Lanier Library, Tryon, North Carolina.

 

“Rite of Passage.” 2017 Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention. Lanier Library, Tryon, North Carolina.

 

“A Tripytch on the First Anniversary of My Mother’s Death.” 2012 Ron Rash Award for Poetry, First Place. Broad River Review.

 

“Porch Rapshody.” 2009 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize. Honorable Mention. Ruminate, Fall, 2009. Poetry in Plain Sight, Winston-Salem, NC, 2019.

 

“A Thin Place.” 2012 On the Same Page Literary Festival Page Crafter Prize: 3rd place, poetry. Sponsored by West Jefferson (NC) Arts Council.

“Spent.” Poetry Council of North Carolina’s James Larkin Pearson for Free Verse and Experimental Form – Third Place. Bay Leaves, 2009:35, p. 24.

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