English poetry

Poems in English


Lost aboard the roll of Kodac- Olor that was to have super- Seded all need to remember Somerset were: a […]


Like the foghorn that’s all lung, The wind chime that’s all percussion, Like the wind itself, that’s merely air In […]

Nothing Stays Put

In memory of Father Flye, 1884-1985 The strange and wonderful are too much with us. The protea of the antipodes-a […]

Beach Glass

While you walk the water’s edge, Turning over concepts I can’t envision, the honking buoy Serves notice that at any […]

Easter Morning

a stone at dawn Cold water in the basin These walls’ rough plaster Imageless After the hammering Of so much […]

Vacant Lot With Pokeweed

Tufts, follicles, grubstake Biennial rosettes, a low- Life beach-blond scruff of Couch grass: notwithstanding The interglinting dregs Of wholesale upheaval […]

A Hedge Of Rubber Trees

The West Village by then was changing; before long The rundown brownstones at its farthest edge Would have slipped into […]

A Silence

past parentage or gender Beyond sung vocables The slipped-between The so infinitesimal Fault line A limitless Interiority Beyond the woven […]


A vagueness comes over everything, As though proving color and contour Alike dispensable: the lighthouse Extinct, the islands’ spruce-tips Drunk […]

A Hermit Thrush

Nothing’s certain. Crossing, on this longest day, The low-tide-uncovered isthmus, scrambling up The scree-slope of what at high tide Will […]


Daily the cortege of crumpled Defunct cars Goes by by the lasagna- Layered flatbed Truckload: hardtop Reverting to tar smudge, […]