Poems

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  • Soup Teachers

    we called them, the women who stood behind
  • A Fable: The Floss-Silk Tree and the Philodendron

    In Brazil they call the floss-silk  palo borracho
  • Late in October

    Late in October, I watch
  • It’s Not Just Trains

    The ticket office was closing
  • Pitty-Pat

    Oleander to the death of horses
  • Don’t Pick the Cherries Yet

    Don’t pick the cherries yet—
  • Widow

    You cannot consider yourself a widow just because the full moon has gone
  • Leave It Lay Where Jesus Flung It

    What a colossal wrong fall she took—that mastodon caught
  • And

    And
  • The Hardworking Man

    On the island where I grew up, the hardworking man is the ideal man.  The
  • Focus

    The point at which
  • Fold

    I pet my pet, I fear my fear, I torment my torment, I wear my wear, I tear my tear, I