Diane K. Martin

Poems by Diane K. Martin have appeared in Plume, American Poetry Review, diode, Field, Laurel Review, Rhino, River Styx, and many other journals and anthologies. One of her poems received a Pushcart Special Mention; another won the poetry prize from Smartish Pace; and another won second place in the Pablo Neruda Prize from Nimrod Journal.  Her first collection, Conjugated Visits, a National Poetry Series finalist, was published by Dream Horse Press. Her second collection, Hue & Cry, was published in March 2020 by MadHat Press. She lives in western Sonoma County, California. https://dianekmartin.com/


  • Oxalis in the Ingleside & Zucchini in August

    You can find the world’s second largest sundial
  • Others & Kents

    They stopped the car on the crest of Coleman Valley Road to show his sister and her husband the Pacific view.
  • First Wedding

    It was one of those days when not even the bland sun