Category: Poetry

Winter Landscape, Probably 1811; Crows at Dusk

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

My Eye Found It; Leavetaking

Skyhaven; A Story; Butterfly


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

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Divine Reticence; Grit; Animal Espionage; Cigarettes and Diapers

Last Rites

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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Amazing Grace; Persephone Says Goodbye


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


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Light in Genoa; Because; Exile

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

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With the Gift of a Feather at Coole Park

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

Odysseus on the Island

The Blessed Angela of Foligno on the Wisdom of Love

In Memory of Dick Allen

Goodbye, Again

A Marriage

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Fog After Fire; The Wind

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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

In This Country

From “A Japan Journal”

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The Metamorphosis of the Plants

One Thing I Know About the Dead; Secrets

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The Alibi

On the Screened-In Porch


A Game of Chess; Wounded Knee, South Dakota

The Oscillation of the Waves

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