Poems

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  • Undelivered letter from the Rev. Charles Smale to The Times, 1874 | Xiuhmolpilli, or The Binding of the Years, November 1507*

    We have spent too long debating Darwin in these pages
  • Holy Day

    A holy day
  • Wild Yeast & Kiss and Tell

    What color is Shakespeare?
  • My Father Was a Honey Bee

    My father was a honey bee He buzzed and buzzed
  • Focus

    The point at which
  • What if Cat Stevens was a dog person? | Thus, always to tryrants | The Seamstress

    Someone offered me an olive branch
  • AT THE SLEEP CLINIC

    I sat in the parking lot of the sleep clinic
  • GHAZAL 4

    How sullen we’ve become in the belly of the empire;
  • EVERY MAP IS AN ISLAND

    I turned away from the paper
  • Poet’s Walk, Central Park Mall

    Shakespeare, Robert Burns, and Fitz-Greene Halleck
  • America

    America, I have a friend for whom everything went south
  • Bridge Thrill

    After two days of TV airlifts and wheels-to-the-sky