Poems

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  • February Elegy with Tulips on a Glass Table

    It’s the yellow dust inside the tulips.
  • Elements and A Streetcar Named Panera

    An abandoned father heals,
  • I Was Reading the Sunlight, I Was Planting the Words on this Page

    I know why Cicero says
  • On Psalm 91 and Maestro Says

    And daily, I read:
  • Two Poems

    War catches a man with a shopping bag
  • Two Poems

    Save forever my words for the taste of a smoke and disaster,
  • Heard in Caravaggio

    The real is offered, unashamed:
  • Oxygen & Waking to 1939, I Study Those Standing

    I’m sorry my mother got a blood clot in her lung
  • Ever Wish We’d Gone Beyond Being Friends? and My Auto Dealership

    You asked. I’m remembering the vacation island
  • What You Can’t Fix

    She was always fixing me, stuffing filler in my holes
  • Fatherless Daughters

    In Springtime, abandoned daughters burst like myopic butterflies with binoculars
  • To the Poets Dropped from the Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry

    Au revoir, Walter de la Mare!