I hope you enjoy this small selection of my work. From time to time I’ll add new material, so check back whenever the urge strikes you. Happy reading!

July 1, 2018: My poem, “Imprinting,” is now in the Summer 2018 issue of Gyroscope Review (page 26).

June 21, 2018: Happy Summer Solstice 2018. Here’s a haiku to celebrate it (published in Haiku Journal):

another summer
early mornings and late nights
half my life is gone



  • Middle-Aged at the Millennium
  • I Remember Norman Mailer
  • The Powers of Twelve
  • Earthperson’s Lament
  • Sunbathing
  • Ghazal of the Unyoung Woman
  • After the News
  • On Beyond Petrarch
  • Power Trip

Several of my poems are now online at: The HyperTexts

Short Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction

  • “The Community Chorus” — A personal essay excerpted and revised from an unpublished novel manuscript, BUFFALO BRAIN, a counter-cultural coming-of-age story set in the relatively sane 1960s, long before anyone could have imagined “President Trump.”
  • “Cold War” — A personal essay based on my experiences living in Debrecen, Hungary, in 1988, when the Soviet Union still existed and its troops were still stationed there.


My poetry chapbook, To-wit To-woo is available from Foothills Publishing: http://www.foothillspublishing.com/2008/id48.htm

All material on this website is copyrighted. For permission to reprint, please contact me at peggylandsman@gmail.com