“Surface Fugue: Clark’s Island, Wampanoag Bowl, Carcharodon Carcharias” New England Review, Volume 40, #3

"Elegy: Letter to My Wife's Grandfather (Canadian Artillery, 1917),"   AGNI   No. 85, 2017

from "Crab Studies" (5. Libinia Emarginata Common Spider Crab)  The Adroit Journal  Issue Nineteen, January 2017 

"Meditation"   The Southwest Review  Vol. 101, No. 3, 2016 

"Contrapunctus (#2")  Southeast Review   Volume 34, No.1, 2016 (finalist for the 2015 Gearhart Poetry Prize)

"Sheep May Safely Graze"   Ecotone (The Sound Issue)   Vol. 11, No. 1, Fall 2015

"Triptych: Portrait at Fifteen with Dog Swimming in Foreground"   Salamander    No. 41, Fall|Winter 2015-16. Click HERE to see the poem, an associative memoir and close reading of the photograph below.


"Song of the Jet" finalist for the Bellingham Review's 49th Parallel Award, 2015

"Giant Nazi Flag Escapes from an Attic Vodka Box"   The Southampton Review   Vol. IX No. 2, 2015

"Two Short Films of My Father"   Harvard Review    No. 47, 2015

from "Crab Studies"—"Fiddler Crabs"   Glassworks   Issue 10, Spring 2015

"The Narrows: Lake George, 1969" & "Contrapunctus (#1)"   AGNI    No. 80, 2014

"Children Driving"   Southern California Review ("In Transit" issue)    Volume VII, 2014

"Tunnel, Regent's Canal"   Crab Creek Review   Volume 1, 2014 (Finalist for the 2013 Crab Creek Poetry Contest)

"San Fernando Valley"   Zócalo Public Square   August 12, 2013

"Boys Riding Bicycles to School"    The American Poetry Review   July/August 2013 (reprinted in NAIS/Independent School Magazine, "Teachers Who Write" —Winter 2017).

"Physical Fitness"   The Prague Revue   June 24, 2013

"Shinkawa's Problem"   Zócalo Public Square   June 14, 2013

"Beach Walk, 1972"  Zócalo Public Square   March 15, 2013

"Boys Playing Army in a Deserted Nursery"   Zócalo Public Square   February 1, 2013

Five Poems: "Elegy: Late August, Ipswich Bay",  "To A Friend with Parkinson's", "Clandeboye Estate, County Down", "Shipyard Aubade" & "House After Children Have Left for College"   The New Formalist   January 12, 2013

"Violin"   Memorious   Number 16, April 2011

"The Cigarette Wheel: Seaside Heights, New Jersey, 1942"   Memorious   Number 12, June 2009

"After the Shark" & "Wind Indicators"  Sea Change   Issue 1, 2009

"Poem for Shostakovich (Beginning with a Fragment from Blake)"   Ellipsis   Vol. 44, 2008

"An Azalea Blooms in the Murderer's Yard"   The New Republic   April 23, 2008   

"Frozen Boat"  Down East magazine   December, 2007

"Loss Prevention"   MARGIE: The Journal of American Poetry   Vol. 6, 2007

"Monkey Efficacy" & "Prayer as Bomb"   POETRY   Vol. CXC No. 3 June 2007

"Refugees" & "Bathers at White Horse Beach"   Salamander   Vol. 12, No. 2, 2007

"Peconic"   Hayden's Ferry Review   Fall/Winter 2006-07

"Horns Unknown"   POETRY   Vol. CLXXXVIII No. 3 June 2006

"Banish Misfortune"   Slate   September 5, 2006

"Estuarine"   POETRY   Vol. CLXXXV No. 4 January 2005

"The People in the Story"   Tiferet   Vol. 2 No. 2   2005

"Double Nocturne" & "No River Road"   POETRY   Vol. CLXXXIII No. 5 February 2004

"High-Ranking Fugitive"   The New Republic   February 2, 2004

"Evidence of the Journey"  POETRY   Vol. CLXXXIII No. 1 October 2003

"Retirement: A Fragment" & "The Hayloft"   Witness (Aging in America Issue)   Vol. XVI No. 2, 2002

"Pigs Watered in Heat Wave"   Witness (Animals in America Issue)   Vol. XV No. 2, 2001

"Two Weasels"   The Kenyon Review   Vol. XXII Number 2, Spring 2000

"Continuing Demands" & "Your Friends Have Gone to Florida"   POETRY   Vol. CLXXIII No. 3 January 1999

"The Eyes of the Scallops"   Hayden's Ferry Review   Issue 24, Spring/Summer 1999

"Eeling" & "Stranger"   Witness (American Families Issue)   Vol. XII Number 2, 1998

“Bridge” In Posse Review

"Tenth Anniversary" & "Easter"   Crab Creek Review   Summer/Autumn 1998

"Refusal to Level the Peonies"   The Southern Review   Vol. 33 No. 1, Winter 1997

"Off Little Misery Island"   Ploughshares   Winter 1996-97

"Boatyard Mechanic" & "The Revolver"   TriQuarterly   Fall 1996

"Garage Meditation" & "Early Spring"   Hayden's Ferry Review   Issue 17, Fall/Winter 1995

"Coltrane and My Father"   New England Review   Volume 16, Number 1, Winter 1994

"The Overgrown Cranberry Bog"   Hayden's Ferry Review   Issue 13, Fall/Winter 1993

"Menemsha Texaco"   Whetstone   Volume 10, 1993

"Horse Meat"   West   No. 7, Summer 1992

"An Apple Freezes Miles Up"   CQ/California State Poetry Quarterly   Vol. 19, No. 3, Summer 1992

"The Stars"   The G.W. Review   Vol. XII No. 2  Spring 1992

"Cow's Neck"  Sycamore Review   Vol. 3 No. 1  Winter 1991   

"Waders"  Gray's Sporting Journal   Vol. 16, Issue 4, Summer 1991

"I tell my sister why the fish hatchery looks empty"  Gray's Sporting Journal  Vol. 16, Issue 3, Spring 1991

"Radiation"   Dominion Review   Vol. 8, Spring 1990

"My Father Falling"   The Black Fly Review   No. 11, 1990