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POETRY

  1. MARPOLE, VANCOUVER: for LIU YU
  2. SEPTEMBER
  3. TIME
  4. DRIVING THROUGH QUESTIONS
  5. FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT FEEL A THING
  6. HELIUM
  7. WORDS FOR THE WATER
  8. EAR OF IMPERFECTION
  9. COMING OUT
  10. FUZZY
  11. STERILZATION
  12. EULOGY
  13. SHADOWS OF OUR FORMER REFLECTIONS
  14. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRONG AND VIOLENT EMOTION
  15. THE FROZEN POND
  16. RESOLUTIONS AFTER THE FACT
  17. AND YOU SHOULD KNOW US
  18. I AM NOT A WRITER
  19. SPRING POEM
  20. THE DRUNKEN SON
  21. QUEEN CITY
  22. LITTLE LEGEND
  23. I AM A GHOST
  24. LAST DATE HAIKU
  25. DO NO SWEEP THE SKY
  26. TRIGGER
  27. RATBIRD THE STEPFATHER
  28. THE POET’S SUICIDE NOTE
  29. SOMETHING CLOSE TO HAPPINESS
  30. CEASEFIRE
  31. CHURCH MUSIC
  32. TRAGIC
  33. ODE TO BERYLLIUM AND CHLOROPHYLL
  34. PURDUE
  35. TURTLE CREEK MANOR
  36. 1515 13th STREET
  37. THE SALVATION ARMY
  38. THE FLOWER THAT EXISTS ON THE EDGE OD THE CLIFF
  39. YELLOW HORDE
  40. ET TU?
  41. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BARBED WIRE
  42. SEAGULLS AND PIGEONS
  43. DECISION TIME
  44. THE VAGRANT
  45. STILL GOT SOME JUICE LEFT
  46. FLAMING LIPS
  47. WEDDING BLESSING
  48. THE BRIMMED HAT
  49. WAITING
  50. AN AFTERNOON NAP
  51. AUTUMN LIGHT
  52. THE PRICE
  53. SHAKESPEARE IS DEAD
  54. THE UNIVERSE, AND HOW WE COME TO KNOW OURSELVES
  55. EVERY DAY
  56. LUNCH BREAK
  57. ON THE OCCASION OF MY FATHER’S DEATH
  58. AIRPORT BAGGAGE CLAIM
  59. GIACOMETTI
  60. ON VIEWING ONESELF AS ICARUS
  61. RUINS OF A BRICK FACTORY
  62. UNDER A STREETLIGHT
  63. HALF-BUILT SNOWMEN
  64. HOW COMES THIS HAPPY CHANGE
  65. SLAVE HISTORY PROFESSOR
  66. THE LAST ROOM
  67. I LIVE IN ERNEST
  68. THESE PHOTOS WERE NEVER MEANT FOR WALLS
  69. METEOR SHOWER
  70. ON QUILTING
  71. Storm Creek Lake
  72. Home for Ants
  73. Sleeping with Icarus
  74. One With Others
  75. Merry-go-round
  76. Magician
  77. Time
  78. There Are Ghosts in This Rain
  79. Homeless
  80. Today
  81. Rabbit
  82. Widowered
  83. The Writing Life
  84. Cry of the Coyote
  85. More Beautiful Than a Broken Mirror
  86. All The Things
  87. Fifty
  88. The Poet Writing
  89. Another Day In Hell
  90. Spanish Vernacular
  91. The Reflection in the Windowpane
  92. Piernia
  93. Leukemia Poems
  94. Blue Tease
  95. Fire Dog
  96. Bio Hazard
  97. Off the Main Road
  98. Real Suffering
  99. Innocence
  100. After the Storm—October 31, 2012
  101. The Bird
  102. Innocence
  103. el Armana
  104. Winter Woods
  105. The Mammogram
  106. American Express
  107. Doodles
  108. Even This
  109. Mother
  110. Venus in Transit June 5, 2012
  111. Heirloom
  112. The Priest of Sepia Fields
  113. The Holy Ghost
  114. As If They Could Dance Forever
  115. The Song of the Siren
  116. Broken Nightmares
  117. Peanuts at 30,000
  118. The Dream
  119. Flashlight
  120. Shouting in the House of Whispers
  121. Pose
  122. Spanish Cathederal
  123. Drama Beneath An Alder
  124. Thoughts On A Clearing
  125. Kwansaba: Donna Summer
  126. Rondeau: Rollercoaster (Relationship)
  127. I Did Not Get Rabies During Recess
  128. Moles Loose In Queens
  129. Rachael Is On The Television Screen
  130. Be Alright
  131. The Sixth Pallbearer
  132. Reverie
  133. Slipping Into Night
  134. After The Battle
  135. Oil –Well Head Sings of Sorrow
  136. Smoke Invasion
  137. Red for Sabrina, on lock-down
  138. Whatever
  139. Requiem for Eve: A Whiter Shade of Pale in Five Parts
  140. The Day The Poet
  141. The Oldest Profession
  142. The Red Notebook
  143. Chua Bao An
  144. Angels At An Exhibition
  145. Old Soul
  146. March 8th
  147. Inspiration
  148. I Know That
  149. To Julie at Washington Park After Gonzalo Millán
  150. Grafting
  151. Stoop Heat
  152. Flies
  153. No Direction
  154. Contraries
  155. Still
  156. Famine In Place of Bread
  157. The Eye That Cries
  158. River Euphrates
  159. Secret Garden
  160. Road To Perdition
  161. Icon(oclast)
  162. Centralia, PA
  163. All of the Dive Bars Are Gone
  164. Pastoral
  165. It’s A Living
  166. The Last Angry Man
  167. These Eternal Times
  168. Stoned
  169. The Path of Life
  170. Lesson of The Cross
  171. Mickey
  172. The Care Givers
  173. The Pale Knight
  174. Blue
  175. The Anniversary
  176. The Absinthe Drinker
  177. And the Gold of Their Bodies
  178. A Sleeping Pill Shaped Like A Snowflake
  179. The Infidel
  180. The Markets Are Down 2%
  181. Cometh The Hour
  182. Death Of A Mouse
  183. Now Showing
  184. Scars
  185. Spiders
  186. On Finding the Corpse of a Cockroach
  187. Mr. Johnson & Us
  188. At the Five ‘n Dime
  189. Buoyancy
  190. Three Trees
  191. We Are Leaving Them Behind
  192. She Didn’t Like What She Didn’t Know
  193. The Cold War at Home
  194. Sunday
  195. My Brother
  196. Studio
  197. Niger, Whore, Bitch
  198. Shiva’s Call
  199. Golden Gate Park
  200. Deer
  201. U.S. of Antagonism
  202. Artificial
  203. Entrapment
  204. Mercilessly
  205. Infatuation is Sometimes a Detestable Quality
  206. Autumnal Hymn
  207. The Passenger
  208. The Epistles
  209. Crying All The Time
  210. SKA!
  211. My Friends, I Am A Can Of Coca-Cola
  212. I Married Mona Lisa
  213. Stone and Story
  214. Obosi
  215. Bowlegg’d Christmas
  216. Thicker than water
  217. Night Swimming
  218. Deadly Small Things
  219. First Night
  220. Poetic Justice
  221. Dining in Hell
  222. Out of the Sunlight
  223. Madame Fortune Teller
  224. Saudade
  225. At The Moment of Anesthesia, The Mathematician
  226. Everybody’s Smiling
  227. A Poet’s Directive
  228. The Definition of Noise
  229. On Playing Musical Chairs by Myself
  230. Rejection Letter
  231. Prom Queen
  232. SABIRS
  233. Tell Me You Know Me
  234. Spam
  235. Disc Full of Promising Leaves
  236. The Axle of Your Will
  237. Seasonscape
  238. Content Words
  239. Locking Dreams
  240. Missing The Prize
  241. Lament
  242. Living in a Nuance
  243. Thunder Roll
  244. Taking the Old Dog for a Walk
  245. Richard Haupt Burington, Vermont’s “Clarinet Man”
  246. The Complaint
  247. Road Crew
  248. Demanifest
  249. The Geometry of Disappointment
  250. A Random Set of Golden Values
  251. Chant Before I Cut Your Circulation
  252. Pedestal
  253. An Unlikely Porter
  254. From Break to Dunk
  255. The Frozen Section
  256. Note to the New Hired Mourner
  257. On the Cigarette as Time-​​​​Travel Device
  258. Wish Fullfillment
  259. Time
  260. Linger
  261. Somewhere South of So What
  262. Things Come to Life in Amsterdam
  263. 1946
  264. Line
  265. Blackbirds
  266. Cezanne’s Self Portrait
  267. Glorified Bandit
  268. The Interruption
  269. One
  270. The End of the World Lagos, Portugal
  271. Moroccan Children
  272. Laptop
  273. Casting Out
  274. Our Indy Pacer
  275. Earstopper
  276. Questions for Your Son
  277. Walking in the Forest
  278. Airborne
  279. The Three of Us
  280. Estuary
  281. The Past
  282. A Love Poem for the Cold
  283. Junkie
  284. Graveyard Shift Atheist
  285. Easter Snow
  286. Family Ghost
  287. New Year
  288. After Midnight
  289. Retirement
  290. Formless
  291. Symbiosis
  292. Between Tongue and Teeth
  293. Arnaut de Maruelh Sings for His Lunch
  294. A Leaf among Many Leaves
  295. Bones They Lie
  296. The Marriage of Isaac and Rebecca
  297. The Forty Steps-​​​​​​​​​​Newport R.I.
  298. The Awe Bridge Dance
  299. Cat Burial
  300. To the Baby Behind the Glass
  301. Evidence of Us
  302. In the Light of a Cathedral
  303. Dolphined Children
  304. I dig this grave
  305. Dorian’s lips in ruins
  306. Each Halloween and lifting the door
  307. On Retreat
  308. Coming of Age
  309. Centrifrugal Force
  310. Yield Not
  311. Changeling Day
  312. BANG!
  313. Unfurling Lover
  314. Landscape of a Pool
  315. God holds His Breath to wake the night
  316. Boat Trip Down the Detroit River
  317. Fruit Moon on Lake St. Clair
  318. The Wrong Car
  319. A Period of Inattention (For Sylvia)
  320. Photo Exhibition
  321. Refuge
  322. Inside The Swell of The Sea
  323. Inspirited
  324. What Was Said to Me One Fine Afternoon
  325. Trees
  326. The Window
  327. The Double
  328. The Words on the Will
  329. The Irish Castle
  330. Lizard: In the desert
  331. Schizo stage 4
  332. Shambala
  333. Night School for children working as labors in fish storage plant
  334. The Quickening
  335. Heaven
  336. Epilogue (For Vincent Van Gogh)
  337. Figures
  338. The Comic Book of Life
  339. Numbers
  340. Parable
  341. Cedars of Lebanon
  342. Will It Be On The Test
  343. Small Craft Advisory
  344. Specialty of the House
  345. Looking At a Last Lepidopteron
  346. Something About Today
  347. Time Out
  348. A Summer’s Distance
  349. The Bow
  350. Mini-Mal
  351. Goose Woman
  352. Big Bang/Big Crunch?
  353. Johnny Come Lately
  354. Before the first heart…
  355. You don’t yell across a tree…
  356. Mary Blue
  357. Letter
  358. Blood-borne
  359. For the Sake of Mr. Finch
  360. Becoming the Wolf
  361. Love in the time of digital: Apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  362. Boner Bob
  363. Primer
  364. Wig Hymn
  365. Longing
  366. Last Rites
  367. The Nature Of the Devil
  368. Losing My Religion
  369. Problems of Representation
  370. Untitled Meditation #14
  371. Vacancy
  372. Landmine
  373. Cold, Goodnight (for You, Me, and Yesterday)
  374. We’ll meet again someday
  375. Us alone and the long grass.
  376. Chickens
  377. Invoking Whitman
  378. Anti-Ode to the Lower East Side
  379. Motherhood by the Numbers
  380. Drought
  381. Sandra Hook
  382. A Child’s View of Dachau
  383. The Labyrinth at Chartres
  384. Our Mother’s Walk
  385. The Wind Blowing The Ash:
  386. i.e. got me a girl
  387. Schrodinger’s Pearls (Hilde’s Poem)
  388. The Distance
  389. Frederick Law Olmstead and the Biltmore Estate
  390. Leonard Cohen at the Bar (circa 2009)
  391. Tesla’s Time
  392. Falls Creek Male
  393. If Heaven is a Field Generated by Neurology
  394. I Stand With Kip Cootes:
  395. Ancestors’ Descent
  396. The Workman’s Song
  397. Heart Beats in a Dusty Box
  398. Gneiss: a translation
  399. Open Hand
  400. On Being Jewish in a Small Town
  401. The King’s Cellars
  402. Yellow Roses
  403. Judgment!Judgment!
  404. The Fights
  405. Graffiti
  406. Some Afternoons When Nobody Is Fighting
  407. Four-Way Stop
  408. Inventory
  409. The Giving Tree
  410. Undressing Denial
  411. Old Friends
  412. Somewhere Over the Vltava
  413. God, Dan
  414. Ramifications
  415. Analogous
  416. Marriage Vows and Other Lies
  417. Guitar Contest
  418. Industrial Moth
  419. Learning to Kill
  420. But Instead Has Gone Into The Woods
  421. Fear
  422. The Custodian of My Transgressions
  423. God in a Box
  424. A Break in the Day
  425. Vinotok
  426. Rain Muse
  427. Ponderings from Massanutten Ridge
  428. Snowed In
  429. Monarch Crest
  430. Ice Climbing Together