"The desert I love is full of needles"
Kissing His Feet
"a taste of his wanderings:"
Doubting the Gods
"Each bird is a litany on a wire."
"“Grandma,” I said later as I stood in the doorway. “Time for lunch.”"
Self-Portrait as a Human
"I don’t remember the right way to worship."
Be Someone Special
"Too young, but not bad. Worth giving a business card to, at the very least."
Briefing Bill Stafford, 7 A.M.
"And it appears this President may be bought, too."
"This is going fast."
Jessy Randall and Daniel Shapiro
Three Diagram Poems
"Someone elses pages"
Children We Never Had
"I walked downtown as the mist became rain, sweater open, mind sad and blank."
ode to pie a la mode
"1/4 teaspoon nutmeg"
"she thinks one day she’ll meet someone who can hug her instead of pointing out how little sense she makes"
"“Mr. Beaumarchais?” It was the office intercom again."
" “Hey, Mom! Look at these astrological coordinates!”"
"like trying to feed apples to your ghost,"
in eden; there was a man a woman; a tgi friday’s
"and there were sculptures of most of the animals that never existed;"
he wears gloves to undress himself; the moon blows us kisses
"and she’s not her at all;"