English poetry

Poems in English

Georgic on Memory

Make your daily monument the Ego, Use a masochist’s epistemology Of shame and dog-eared certainty That others less exacting might […]

From On Being Fired Again

I’ve known the pleasures of being Fired at least eleven times- Most notably by Larry who found my snood Unsuitable, […]

Rondeau at the Train Stop

It bothers me: the genital smell of the bay Drifting toward me on the T stop, the train Circling the […]

Legend of the Albino Farm

Omaha, Nebraska They do not sleep nights But stand between Rows of glowing corn and Cabbages grown on acres past […]

Against Writing about Children

When I think of the many people Who privately despise children, I can’t say I’m completely shocked, Having been one. […]

All Distance

Writing from Boston, where sky is simply Property, a flourish topping crowds Of condos and historic real estate, I’m trying […]

The Hideous Chair

This hideous, Upholstered in gift-wrap fabric, chromed In places, design possibility For the future canned ham. Its genius Wonderful, circa […]