TPbehindstupaclose72.jpgPacific Northwest poet Timothy Pilgrim welcomes you to his creative work!

Pilgrim published poems  has over 400 poems accepted or published, each accompanied by a photo or photo-illustration by Pilgrim or Carolyn Dale. 

Pilgrim new unpublished poetry  has recent poems being considered by journals but not yet accepted for publication.

Pilgrim older unpublished poems offers poems written years ago but not yet accepted for publication.

Read a new Pilgrim poem (changed every few weeks) just below.

Mapping water, Pilgrim's book of poems (published in 2016) can be purchased from nonprofit publisher, Flying Trout Press.

His poetry is also included in Noisy Water, an anthology of poets in Whatcom County of Washington (Other Mind Press); Poetry Walk: The Second Five Years (Poetry Walk Press); Idaho's Poets: A Centennial Anthology (University of Idaho Press); Tribute to Orpheus II (Kearney Street Books); Weathered Pages: The Poetry Pole (Blue Begonia Press); and Bellingham Poems (Flying Trout Press)


See more of his photography and the work of writer and editor, Carolyn Dale (his wife) at Carolyn Dale -- writer and editor. Her monthly humorous, informative, witty essays are available in the BLOG section called Present Imperfect.

An e-book of stories of the pioneer life of the Ella P. Jordan Dale family -- called Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890-1919 (edited by Carolyn Dale) is available from (with a Kindle format),,,, ibooks at Apple and others.

 As an emeritus associate professor at Western Washington University, Pilgrim also provides information about the rich in America getting richer, government lies and propaganda, fake journalism, and a potpourri of media criticism -- as well as links to dozens of ALTERNATIVE MEDIA. See his WWU website, Timothy Pilgrim -- poet and teacher

Enjoy. Thanks for visiting!

New Pilgrim poem


She dances above me, hot.

Undulates side to side, pauses, 

sways again, all the while


burning. Her eyes smolder. 

I catch a faint whiff of smoke, 

strain upward, whisper, Your name


should be Flame. She sears

my lips with a fiery kiss.

Later, she calls me wicked.

                               Timothy Pilgrim


   (copyrighted Carolyn Dale photo: Timothy Pilgrim behind cairn, Table Mountain, near Mt. Baker, Washington state)

    Site updated December 2017