PUBLICATIONS

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

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.

ON LINEAGE, POEM

August 2021

A poem regarding family, lineage, and what defines it. 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

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

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

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

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.

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 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. 

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.

INSOMNIA, REDUX

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

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.

GRANFALLOON, SPRING 2022

June 2023

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.