Category: Poetry


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Misericordia; Sentimental Education; The Vision

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Tunneling to the Disremembered

May 8, 2012; exsultate jubilate

To Hold from This Day Forward; A Music

Pictures of a Sea; For Lorca

The Birch; Closing the Loop on the Year

The Visitor

Fated; Poem in Autumn

Six Lessons from Rikyu

Hildegard von Bingen; St. Catherine of Bologna

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From The Duino Elegies

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After the Rally

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All Rights Reserved; Snow Poem

Crazy Quilt

In the First Punic War (241 B.C.); In Aprille

Ice-Skating at Night


Opera; To a Child

Collecting the Cranes; Snakeskin

Lakeside; Rapture; For Iris Murdoch

Floaters and Flashers

Alan’s Ashes; Broken Connection

A Walk in the Park

My Father’s Sweater; The Cruelty of Metaphor; Departure

Guo Quanfu: The Other Grandfather

First Kiss

March Poem

Monster; An Old Story

Come Back

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Doing That Thing to the Field; There Came a Point in the Brutal Winter; Aubade with Bird; A Translation of Frogs

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Cuttyhunk, Late Afternoon

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Machu Picchu; Older Age; Spilled Milk

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From Mouth of Hell

Ars Poetica

The Vision; Mirrors

The Illusion of Memory; The Night Was a Pretense of Night

So Bitter Was That Lemon When You Threw It

Gentle Song for the Donkeys of My Town

The Death Sonnets; Close to Me

Urna Votiva

From By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish, 1916–1959

From The Solitudes

Memorial; Chris St. George

Night Ferry from the Island

Drab Kitchen-Sink Drama; Moving In: Saturday Morning

Schooled in the Open Sea; Divertimento 563; Mosquitoes; April

After a Calm Day