• Baselitz and His Generation

    For Hai-Dang Phan

    I have no doubt where they will go. They walk
    the one life offered from the many chosen.
     — Robert Lowell... more »

  • Cricket

    Another one of those Pyrrhic experiences. Call it
    an expyrrhience. A day at Lords, mostly rain,
    one of those long-drawn-out draws so perplexing to Americans.... more »

  • For Adam

    In that aftertime
    I wasn't writing. I never wrote,
    I didn't know what the aftertime was for.
    I felt little, collected nothing.... more »

  • LV

    The luncheon voucher years
    (the bus pass and digitized medical record
    always in the inside pocket come later,
    and the constant orientation to the nearest hospital).... more »

  • Night

    It's all right
    Unless you're either lonely or under attack.
    That strange effortful... more »

  • The Years

    Nothing required an account of me
    And still I didn't give one.... more »

  • Venice Beach

    Annihilating all that's made
    To a green thought in a green shade.
    — Andrew Marvell... more »