English poetry

Poems in English

For/From Lew

Lew Welch just turned up one day, Live as you and me. “Damn, Lew” I said, “you didn’t shoot yourself […]

For Lew Welch In A Snowfall

Snowfall in March: I sit in the white glow reading a thesis About you. Your poems, your life. The author’s […]

Axe Handles

One afternoon the last week in April Showing Kai how to throw a hatchet One-half turn and it sticks in […]

December At Yase

You said, that October, In the tall dry grass by the orchard When you chose to be free, “Again someday, […]


Lay down these words Before your mind like rocks. placed solid, by hands In coice of place, set Before the […]