Category: Poetry

Randomly Moving Particles

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It was a very good year; A Wild Regret Appeared!; John Hall’s Remedy; The Wood-Chipper

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The taxidermist at her table

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Sundial Metaphors; Still Life in Marble; Phrase Book for the Subjunctive, Lesson 1

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Just So; Scooter Hero

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Gentians for Carole

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Daybreak; Snakes

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My selves in a wood; Towpath

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Doe; A Poppet; Two Lost Things; Consistori del Gai Saber

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Winter Landscape, Probably 1811; Crows at Dusk

And: A Spring Forecast; The Yellow Moth; Remembering Sunflowers

Blue; South; What Lyell Wrote about Geology; Surprising Facts about Bees

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The Hour

The Twin

“Knowing What You Know Now, Would You Choose to Be Born?”; A Meditation, After Rumi; Sacred Moments

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My Eye Found It; Leavetaking

Skyhaven; A Story; Butterfly


Divine Reticence; Grit; Animal Espionage; Cigarettes and Diapers

Last Rites

Dear Sister; The Hooves

If the Older I Get the Less I Know

Poem beginning with a line from Paul Monette; Poem beginning with a line from Rilke; Rondeau

On Winning My Second Nobel; December Pavan

Amazing Grace; Persephone Says Goodbye


Light in Genoa; Because; Exile

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The Birthday Boy; Salvaged Lines; An Anniversary; The Suicide’s House

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Radial Symmetry; Figures; Sevens in the Spring

Nicholas Ferrar at Gidding

Manny’s Farm

The Peach

From Storyflowers

Wallace Stevens in Paris

Irruption; Not for the World

With the Gift of a Feather at Coole Park

A Marriage

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Fog After Fire; The Wind

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Odysseus on the Island

The Blessed Angela of Foligno on the Wisdom of Love

In Memory of Dick Allen

Goodbye, Again

The Luck of Edward Thomas

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Season of Advent; “The scene in the stable”; The Voice; The Thaw

Just a Joe; Compunction

“In a Sentimental Mood”; Brother Ass; Manual Typewriter; Palms

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Against the Blues; Egret; Bathers