Category: Poetry

The Underworld

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Pacific Light; The Lover Making Tea

The Conservatory

My Father Returns as a Luna Moth; A Happy Childhood; Blackout Good Friday Night; Elegy of Mixed Feelings

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Somewhere Else Entirely

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A Shadow; A Night’s Work; The Blue

Map of the Lost Empire; Three Drunk Poets

Care, Christmas 2014

Au Musée (Fantin-Latour); In the Orchard

Yahweh the Avenger; Yahweh the Rock; Yahweh the Stork

To the Boy Who Burned a Snowman


Doing the Death We Call Pretty

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The Tulips

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Edgar Allan Poe Dines at Thomas Jefferson’s Home; The White Piano

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Chymical; Tübingen, January; Tenebrae

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Alternatives to This

The Stain

Fear: The New Passion


The Walking Stick

The First Line Was the Last to be Written

Why Publish?; We Told You Lies

Boxing with Sylvia Beach

Save the Date


Composed a Few Miles North of Los Angeles

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Advice to the Creator; Three Riddles

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The Seekers; Strength to Change; Distance

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Looking On

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Préface en Prose

Christmas at Washington’s Crossing

February Light; After the Stroke; A Half-Moon in March

When You Said That; Self of Steam; What looked like luck


On Simone Martini’s Portrait of Laura

From “A Child of the Future Perfect”

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Antigone at Colonus; A Word of Acknowledgment; The Moorland Road

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I’ve Rendered Myself

The Ekphrastic Poet; Song of the NRA

Time Travel; Benedicti


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We Walk Invisible



The Runner

His Voice

Remember; first snow