Poems

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  • On Contemplating a Sheep’s Skull

    Skull aged so much in rain and heat,
  • Powder

    Yesterday I opened your pill box, and there
  • The Third Sequence: Time

    Ribbon
  • Small Hut

    I know you only in echo,
  • Rembrandt, Self-Portrait, Age 51

    Rembrandt, I aspire to your self-portraits
  • Another Argument with Jim About the Soul

    You say I’d know it exists if
  • Don’t Bum Out the Musicians

    At St. Paul’s church, the musicians have heard it all.
  • A Date With an Undertaker

    He liked to bathe, dress,
  • 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