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PUBLICATIONS

You can read all of these published works at the links provided. For any inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out.

GUIDESTONES, GRANFALLOON LITERARY MAGAZINE

April, 2023

The Georgia Guidestones were a monument steeped in mystery, but are explored in this speculative fiction piece following independent filmmakers chasing destiny.

LOS FELIZ FOR THE UNHAPPY, ANGEL CITY REVIEW

March 2023

A short story reflecting on an unhappy event in a neighborhood named for its happy residents.

MAYBE WE ARE ALL LAZARUS, MONADNOCK UNDERGROUND

November 2022

Published as the kick off for their Fall 2022 season, this poem excavates the feeling of being reborn and how a metaphorical death is the only path to it.

OLD WORLD, MEET NEW ME, POEM

October 2022

A poem exploring the feeling of relinquishing hate, so as to avoid self-hatred. Published in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal.

YOUR ABSENCE IS A BLESSING AND A VOID, POEM

October 2022

A poem on power, as reflected by the sun. Published in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal.

FOR LILLIAN "NENA" BIRD CANALS, POEM

October 2022

A poem about my departed Aunt, who was an shining example of a strong woman who transcended this world and the pandemic. Published in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

HUMANS NEED FIXING LIKE ANY OTHER MACHINE, POEM

September, 2022

Print publication in the Fall 2022 issue of Granfalloon Literary Magazine. The poem posits, what if we could be fixed, like any other machine in disrepair?

RAPTURE RETIREMENT PLAN, POEM

July 2022

A poem about a very unique retirement plan in the face of all this existence. Published in Monadnock Underground

GRANFALLOON, SPRING 2022

June 2022

Print publication in the Spring 2022 issue of Granfalloon literary magazine, featuring "It's All Mountains Here" and "Why Do We Dream What We Dream?" You can purchase the issue at the link below.

DOWN IN THE DIRT, VOL. 193

March, 2022

Print publication in the "Just a Few Butterflies" issue of Down in the Dirt magazine, featuring "Dating in LA," "The Freedom of Having Nothing," and "The Tipping Point" You can purchase the issue at the link below.

INSOMNIA, REDUX, POEM

December 2021

Stricken by insomnia, you can notice the jagged lines and how harsh the light can be. A poem from the forthcoming The New World collection, published in Open Door Poetry Magazine

THE TIPPING POINT, POEM

November 2021

In every relationship, there is a tipping point that sends the scales in a decisive direction, whether that is an ending or a new beginning. After clicking the link, search "Nicole Bird" to view my work. From the If You Listen You Can Hear Them Pray collection.

THE FREEDOM OF HAVING NOTHING

November 2021

When you've got nothing, you've got nothing to lose, except your soul in a cacophonous city. After clicking the link, search "Nicole Bird" to view my work. From the If You Listen You Can Hear Them Pray collection. 

DATING IN LA, POEM

November 2021

Dating in Los Angeles is a singular experience, rife with beginnings, middles, and endings. After clicking the link, search "Nicole Bird" to view my work. From the If You Listen You Can Hear Them Pray  collection. 

THE OBJECT, POEM

October 2021

Being devoted to a city is a different kind of love, one that will shape you, define you, and turn you into the object, rather than the subject of your existence. From the If You Listen You Can Hear Them Pray collection.

COLDS IN THE TIME OF PANDEMICS, POEM

August 2021

What happens when you catch a cold and your greatest worry is not healing, but whether or not it is actually a pestilence. Published in the Ariel Chart Literary Journal

RENEWED RECOVERY, POEM

August 2021

A piece on returning to recovery, which we never really finish, anyway. Published in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal

I SAW MY EX ON LINKEDIN, POEM

August 2021

A poem on a past relationship, broken by betrayal and ephemerally reformed by social media. Published in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal

THE SHADOW, POEM

August 2021

A poem on The Jungian Shadow of our identities and how it will always rear its ugly head. Published in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal

ON LINEAGE, POEM

August 2021

A poem regarding family, lineage, and what defines it. Published in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal

THE LAST NIGHT, POEM

August 2021

A poem on the ending of things, the last night in a city and a life. Published in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal and has been nominated for the 2021 Pushcart Prize in Literature.

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