Dorris Comes Out

Dorris Stays In

The Other Moon


By Anonymous

Translated by Kenneth Rexroth

Portrait before Water

The Afternoon of the Light

First Moon

First Snow

Chukchee Riddles



Letter from Monet


The Fat Man Plants a Rose

Sleeping Near Glastonbury Peak


Aunt B.

Anger, Like a Runaway

Doing Your Job

Candle Shop

Breaking Ice

The Skier

In the Basilica

Snow Animal

The Coldest day of the Year

What Is Red and White

The Arable Mind

The Way the World Will End

Five Riddles by Symphosius (adapted from the Latin)

Love Poems in Memory of William Henry Pratt

A Transformation

The Gift

Deskset Humidor Hatrack Piece

Wrung through a Mile of Honeysuckle

Each Day

Boy Walking Back to Find His Father’s Cattle

By Ono no Komachi

Translated by Kenneth Rexroth

Goldfish on the Prowl

By Karl Krolow

Translated by Silvia Scheibli

Cleveland Remembered

On our Fifty-Fifth Birthday

Love Song: A Separation

Your Finger

The Latest Germ

Summer Shadows

The Source of Light

Asking for Help at a Late Hour

Marlon Brando and I Attend Several Japanese Films

What Light There Is

Godzilla versus the Thing

In the Arms of the Radiologist


The Fortunate Pianist

Totem Loss

Five Physiological Riddles


No Kind of Deal at All


The Great Wall

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