Category: Poetry

The Dancing Cranes; That slant of sun; Last Words

The Factory (A Report from Outer Space); Notice from Another Dimension; Hiatus

To Hold from This Day Forward; A Music

Car Story; Brown’s Journals; Misty

Dispatch from the Storm Warning; Dispatch from a Rusted Railroad Spike

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Sestina Minus One; A Buoyant Future for Us All

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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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The Queen of the Internet; Ghazal; A Butterfly Without Wings; A Scene of Sorrow While Traveling

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One Cry

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Alternative Facts


Marbles with Nils; Never Know

Archimedes; Since time is a dense substance impossible to alter

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