Originally posted on Alien Buddha Press:
Seedlings in the Window The milk cartons bowon the sun-soaked windowsill.As seeds peak from soilthe plastic wrap greenhouse liftsand leaves finally breathe anew. Sprout I began: a sprouton a warm spring afternoonand while the sun sankfar beyond the western field,she sat; a sunhat—her shield. The Invitation Clods of dirt…
My chapbook of poems, Casting Seeds, is officially out! You can snag a copy of it here. I’m excited to share this little book with the world because it celebrates the way my grandma empowered me when I was a little LGBTQ+ kid, not knowing his way in the world (at least, not yet). Thank … Continue reading Casting Seeds – OUT NOW
My upcoming chapbook of poems, Casting Seeds, will be released on November 15, 2022. I’m excited to share this small collection with the world because it’s some of my most personal work yet. Here is the back cover synopsis: In his first chapbook collection of poems, Donny Winter takes readers back to his childhood growing … Continue reading My Next Book: “Casting Seeds” – Out 11.15.22
What is Oct[poem]ber: Back in 2019, I grew envious of artists and fiction writers because they got to enjoy monthly challenges like Inktober and NANOWRIMO. So, I decided to create a monthly writing challenge for poets and thus, Oct[poem]ber was born. Throughout the month of October each year, I challenge myself to write one poem … Continue reading Oct[poem]ber 2022 – Daily Poem Writing Challenge!