Poems

Everything thoughtful has a poem.
Everything that takes a steady minute
or is quiet in its doing
has met a poet in the doing of it
and has somewhere there
been described or made note of.

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160th St.
26 Dollars in my Hand (combination)
32 Via San Nicolo
35,000 feet, west (plus one)
5.12pm
72 short lines about shame
A chill of early roses
A Father’s Day sonnet
A further reality check on the occasional nature of parental love
A full minute (inside the chemical notion of your own head)
A Head of the Migraine
A Memory of Living in Pennsylvania
A Perfect Circle
A physical law
A rare day in June
About crocodiles
About the state of a young woman’s teeth now
Advice
Afloat with Primo Levi
After the war was over
After the war was over (2)
Agnostic haiku
Alcoholism
Alexander Pope (at the bedside of his dying mother)
All at sea at home
Americarna
Amerigo (fragment)
An explanation of the breakup of my first marriage
An uncle to Esther advises about Purim
An Untitled Addiction
Ann Again’s Wake
Answers to questions (Carnival)
Any Tuesday (with octopus)
April 5, 2015
Areas in which the young do not like the old
Arkansas State Prayer
As regards unreasonable hope
At 33,000
At night in Ohio
August 6, 2003
Auto-Infection (114th Street)
Autobiography
Autorenfilm (author’s film)
Avoid bears
(Un)aware
Bane
Beautiful, she says
Becoming Mother
Before his ultrasound
Beloved Migrant
Bereft
Beverage Report
Black Maria
Blood blooms
Both of us
Break the Golden Gate Down
Brooklyn haiku
Camp
Canon in D
Cartography
Cauterization of the brain wound
Cheap
Cherrystones
Chorizo cabbage with red and white onions (abandoned)
Clock
Commerce
Competition
Confusing parable about fish
Consider your steps
Consideration
Corn
Corrections
Country Song
Couplet
Current working conditions
Damned if you do
Dark light
Darkness Visible
Darwin in San Diego
Deaf and dumb
Diagnosis
Dictante Dolore
Doggerel
Doggerel (2)
Dog’s dish
Domestic revolution
Drawing with honey
Dry water
During being fifty three
Dying for America
Each and every
East from here
Elegy (as a result of John Tavener)
Elevator haiku
Elsewhere city night
Emma Long Metropolitan Park
End of an unwritten poem
England
Epitaph
Every Alien
Every Alien two
Every trip has a dog
Everything is the method
Eulogy for Mark Rothko
Fate
Fate is the hunter
Flavors
For Diane Arbus
For the third time
For those on the verge of leaving
Forse che si forse che no (Maybe yes, maybe no)
Forty days to Maine
Forty Thousand
Foyle’s War
Franz Kline cancels his debt (The Couple)
Gamble
Garden State Crash
George Plympton
Get to Phoenix
Gig Young
Glum
God’s pool attendant
Göring on art
Grace fills the empty spaces
Gumbo
Habeus Corpus (God gives up the body)
Haiku [delusion]
Haiku for another
Haiku (for the unaware)
Hard as nails
Harry’s Bar
Health care
Hipsters
History in the making
Homeland
How dead to the dead
How we buy things
I believe in sleep
I believe my father
I have been away
Imperative
In answer to the question
In Bedfordshire
In Between Days
In each other alone
In Maine
In residence
In response to Jennifer Denrow
In The ‘Catalonia’ Bookshop (Santiago)
In the sound of the see
Inception
Insignificant after midnight in Maine
Interlinear Map of an Imaginary Minneapolis
Iraq 2005
Islands are bones from the same body
James Blake
Jesse at the helm of his own fears
John Lee Hooker in the morning
July 22, 2014
July 24, 2010
June 16, 2014
Just before never waking
Kodaline – All I Want
Lady Day (is leaving)
Last Post
LAX
Legacy
Letter to Mister Perch
Life as cinema
Literary theory
Los Angeles
Lottery
Love at first sight
Love on an airplane
Lovesong
Low life
Lunch in India
Magellan at rest
Malcolm Lowry without
Man and Superman
Many
Market Day (with God)
Marlon in your living room
Maryland
Maths
McCullin can’t die
Measuring the bed
Men at work
Men of action
Midwest
Miscarriage
Miss
Monday morning, April 30th, 2012
Morphosis (the next time you see me, I’ll be gone)
Nelson Algren After The War
New York Central Time
New York minute (lucky seven)
New York times
Nine and a half
No Cigar
Not a myth
Nothing more than not you yet
November 9, 2014
Obituary Day (6.19.13)
Obituary(s)
Observation
October (love poem)
October surprise
Of men and mangoes
Old Poem
On climbing
On having it explained to be by Robert Evans that he and his wife would be having an early night as a result of old age
On Pelican Reef
On the cutting room floor
On This Third Day of July
Oppenheimer at the end
Ordinary
Orthoscope
Osaka
Out in the field
Out there in California (2)
Outside of the Cemetery City, Buenos Aires
Over there on the Southside
Partial sonnet for Jack Lemmon
Peaches
Perhaps
Pieces of divorce (2)
Piracy
Poe
Pornographer’s weekend
Prayer as regards a certain kind of statistic
Prayer for the full
Prayer for those without God
Pretty Grable
Pro Bono
Prospect Harbor, Maine
Q&A
Quantum computing
Quebecois
Quite August
Rain and fire
Reminder
Remorse
Remote control
Repeat as needed
Restorational (us, later)
Rhubarb fool
Sacrifice (hotel room)
Sales
Self-help
Self less
Self-portrait (2)
Seven (given Sunday)
Sex in Little Rock
Shelved
Shoeless Joe Jackson said
Sickness relies on what you told her
Simple ways to test your soul
Six short poems written on six cold days
Some things about figs
Space
Space Mining
Spoon
Straw
Subjective description of a Grand Mal seizure
Submerged
Subsequent to Max Planck
Subsequent wedding vow
Sunday May 6th (before three)
Swimmer’s ear
Taking off
Tattoo
That amount exactly
That which is lost
The acceptable face of insects
The Beginning of a Memory About a Previous Death
The Couple, Tel Aviv 2000 [Donata Wenders]
The Cynicism of Eternity
The Division of Labor
The dog in truth
The first wife sews the cushions for the second wife to sit upon
The History of Train Travel
The Honourable Schoolboy
The Inevitable Improvement of Death
The Infant of Prague
The Invisibility of Speed
The Letters of Love
The Love Desk
The Man In The Shower
The Marquis of Debris
The Nature of the Chameleon
The need to make haste
The Pacific Blackdragon
The Politics of Sleep
The Regret Dog
The Season Of It
The Swimmer
The Tailor of Kresty
The Temperature of All Loss
The Truth about Adrienne Rich
(The truth about) Cats and dogs
The Way of the Scallywag
The Widow’s Lament
There is no parking in Europe
There are Greys in London
Things
Things are cheap here
Things to do every single day
This is why we can’t have nice things
Thought
Three Blind Mice
Three Graces
Three seemingly unconnected thoughts
Thrombocid
To Robert Evans (as regards his getting older altogether suddenly)
To those visiting and considering the purchase of a gift
Tonight in Texas
Train 172
Turkey Day
Twenty-one
Typically in August
Variable Number of Lines to Joe Dickens About Getting Sick
Uh-Eau
Unspoken Conversation (aspects of dishware)
Untitled #1
Untitled #2 (not a haiku)
Untitled #3 (wash me)
Untitled #4
Untitled #5
Untitled consideration regarding grackles
Untitled [grief]
Untitled [love poem]
Untitled letter
Untitled midnight
Untitled [Philadelphia]
Untitled (theories of memory)
Untitled (Us too)
Untitled (Vitas)
Upon the death of Levon Helm and while considering his friends
Valentine’s Day in New York City
Varicose
Wailing in the carriage
Waking
Walter Jens
Water. And oil.
We are nowhere we know where we are
Weather or not
Wendell Berry and leaving Maine
What counts
What Gus Grissom saw last (words)
What Nanny Chu said
What the copperhead is
Wild Abandon
Wild Years
Winter in Texas
Withdrawal
Word of Mouth
Work in progress (The Face of Roman Opalka)
Writing (how to)
Xylophones are being slaughtered in the wild
Yellow flowers
Yogi-a-go-go

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