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“I Traveled through a Land of Men…”

The House of Reinvention

I and We

What He Knew

To My Future Caregiver

Inside, she watches the hands of men

Shirley’s Spaniel

Cutting Hair

My Grandfather in Green

Anonymous in the Rain

Poems from the Archive

a collection of wine glasses, short and squat glasses, and a clear vase-shaped glass for water sit on top of a black table. the rims of rounded elegant black chairs sit on either side of the table.

Elegy for William Carlos Williams on the Eve of His 125th Birthday


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Image of a house in the dead of night. The house sits in the lower left half of the frame and looks like a cut-out from black paper, lit up only by purple light coming from the windows and doors. To the left is an enormous tree shrouded in shadows. A low cloud hangs near the right side sky of the frame. Above the house is a vast sweep of stars on the gray sky.

Domus


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May My Right Hand Forget Me


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The Ritz


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Egypt’s Grief


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The Teachable Moment


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The Field


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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a still life painting with a blue background. on the top is leafy and flowery plants in a vase, bowls filled with fruit (figs and grapes and marrow bones). it is very opulent.

The Wasp on Renaissance Painters


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When I Meet You


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The Waltz of Descartes and Mohammed


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Kneeling Angel


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Rumspringa


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Church Bells


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Coming back from the dead


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Into the Chambres of Dora Maar


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a photo of a white stucco cathedral in a city of flat white stone houses. the image is overlaid with a faint haze of the same photo flipped upside down and placed on the top (reversed). There is a purple tint to the shadows, a bluish haze to the center of the image.

Lessons


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The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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Bishop (of air)


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Kermes Red


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Daybreak, Winter


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George Herbert on the Road to Salisbury


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Three Roses


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Image of two dark green chairs in shadows on opposite sides of a window that is casting golden light throw yellow shutters.

Twins


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Meditation on the Evangelista


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Canticle of the Cherry Tree


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Naming the Thirst


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Note to My Sister from Notre Dame


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O Men


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old black and white image that looks like a polaroid of a large campfire. the flames are in a warm glow in the center. behind the fire sits four blurry people, caught in mid-motion in the shadows.

Last Night’s Fire


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John Wesley, After Field Preaching


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The Rothko Chapel, Houston, Texas


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More Strange


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Reading Dan Beachy-Quick, Wonderful Investigations


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The Cost of Lessons


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After Hearing That a Friend Visiting Israel for the First Time Asked Her Private Tour Guide, “Where Is the Garden of Eden?”


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Ars Poetica: Baptismal Story


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Waiting with Cynthia


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It Began with the Beginning: Alopecia Areata


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In the Beginning


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Venetian Villanelle


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Bewilder


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Sensuum Defectui


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My Father at Eleven Years


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Monday: Peach


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Name and Nature


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Elegy for D.S.


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Icon of an Unknown Saint


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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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Lent: Deformed Pussy Willow


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Devotion: For Our Bodies


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The Language of Flannelgraph


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The Taste of Eden


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Theodicy after City of God


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Full Thunder Moon


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My Mother’s Visit


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Enormous Holdings


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Just Time


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Bede’s Sparrow


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Plowboy’s Bible


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