Table of Contents for Collected Poems


Views Of Jeopardy {1962}
1(46)
In Dispraise of Poetry
3(1)
Perspective He Would Mutter Going to Bed
4(1)
Elephants
5(1)
And She Waiting
6(1)
It May Be No One Should Be Opened
7(2)
House on the California Mountain
9(1)
Myself Considered as the Monster in the Foreground
10(2)
In Perugino We Have Sometimes Seen Our Country
12(1)
A Poem for the Fin Du Monde Man
13(2)
Rain
15(1)
County Musician
16(1)
Malvolio in San Francisco
17(3)
Orpheus in Greenwich Village
20(1)
Don Giovanni on His Way to Hell
21(1)
Don Giovanni on His Way to Hell (II)
22(1)
Before Morning in Perugia
23(1)
Midnight Is Made of Bricks
24(2)
The Night Comes Every Day to My Window
26(1)
Meelee's Away
27(1)
The Abnormal Is Not Courage
28(1)
Lions
29(1)
Susanna and the Elders
30(1)
The Four Perfectly Tangerines
31(2)
The First Morning of the World on Long Island
33(1)
I'll Try to Explain About the Fear
34(1)
Poem for Laura
35(1)
New York, Summer
36(1)
The Bay Bridge from Potrero Hill
37(2)
On Growing Old in San Francisco
39(1)
Without Watteau, Without Burckhardt, Oklahoma
40(1)
Letter to Mr. John Keats
41(1)
Portolano
42(2)
It Is Clear Why the Angels Come No More
44(1)
The Whiteness, the Sound, and Alcibiades
45(2)
Monolithos: Poems 1962 and 1982 {1982}
47(74)
One 1962
49(1)
Between Poems
49(1)
The Plundering of Circe
50(1)
Islands and Figs
51(1)
Poetry Is a Kind of Lying
52(1)
For Example
53(1)
The Sirens Again
54(1)
Alba
55(1)
Ostinato rigore
56(1)
A Bird Sings to Establish Frontiers
57(1)
Bartleby at the Wall
58(3)
Two {Monolithos}---1982
61(1)
All the Way from There to Here
61(2)
Not Part of Literature
63(1)
Trying to Be Married
64(1)
Registration
65(1)
More Than Friends
66(1)
That Tenor of Which the Night Birds Are a Vehicle
67(1)
Walking Home Across the Island
68(1)
Mistrust of Bronze
69(1)
Angelus
70(1)
A Kind of World
71(1)
Leaving Monolithos
72(1)
Divorce
73(1)
Remembering My Wife
74(1)
Pewter
75(1)
Night After Night
76(1)
Hunger
77(1)
Sects
78(1)
They Call It Attempted Suicide
79(1)
Meniscus
80(1)
Who's There
81(1)
Meaning Well
82(1)
Template
83(1)
Siege
84(1)
Translation into the Original
85(1)
Burning and Fathering: Accounts of My Country
86(2)
The Fashionable Heart
88(1)
Breakfast
89(1)
Losing
90(1)
The Rainy Forests of Northern California
91(1)
Il mio tesoro
92(1)
Don Giovanni in Trouble
93(1)
The Movies
94(1)
Byzantium Burning
95(1)
They Will Put My Body into the Ground
96(1)
Love Poem
97(1)
Elephant Hunt in Guadalajara
98(1)
Pavane
99(1)
Loyalty
100(1)
Song
101(1)
Getting Ready
102(1)
Sul ponticello
103(1)
The Cucumbers of Praxilla of Sicyon
104(1)
A Description of Happiness in København
105(1)
New Hampshire Marble
106(1)
My Marriage with Mrs. Johnson
107(1)
Heart Skidding
108(1)
Games
109(1)
My Graveyard in Tokyo
110(1)
Alone on Christmas Eve in Japan
111(1)
Textures
112(1)
The Revolution
113(1)
Mexico
114(1)
Another Grandfather
115(1)
Singing in My Difficult Mountains
116(1)
Threshing the Fire
117(4)
The Great Fires: Poems 1982-1992 {1994}
121(90)
Going Wrong
123(1)
Guilty
124(1)
The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart
125(1)
Lovers
126(1)
Measuring the Tyger
127(1)
Voices Inside and Out
128(1)
Tear It Down
129(1)
Dante Dancing
130(2)
The Great Fires
132(1)
Finding Something
133(1)
Prospero Without His Magic
134(1)
Finding Eurydice
135(1)
Going There
136(1)
Haunted Importantly
137(1)
Searching for Pittsburgh
138(1)
Married
139(1)
Explicating the Twilight
140(1)
Steel Guitars
141(1)
Recovering amid the Farms
142(1)
The Spirit and the Soul
143(2)
To See If Something Comes Next
145(1)
A Stubborn Ode
146(1)
Scheming in the Snow
147(1)
Ruins and Wabi
148(1)
Betrothed
149(1)
Trying to Have Something Left Over
150(1)
On Stone
151(1)
Relative Pitch
152(1)
1953
153(1)
Alone
154(1)
Adulterated
155(1)
What Is There to Say?
156(1)
Prospero Dreams of Arnaut Daniel Inventing Love in the Twelfth Century
157(1)
Tasters for the Lord
158(1)
Carrying Torches at Noon
159(1)
A Year Later
160(1)
Looking Away from Longing
161(1)
Factoring
162(1)
The Milk of Paradise
163(1)
Gift Horses
164(1)
Hard Wired
165(1)
The White Heart of God
166(1)
Michiko Nogami (1946-1982)
167(1)
The Container for the Thing Contained
168(1)
Moment of Grace
169(1)
The Lord Sits with Me Out in Front
170(1)
Between Aging and Old
171(1)
The History of Men
172(1)
Older Women
173(1)
Exceeding
174(1)
Infidelity
175(1)
Highlights and Interstices
176(1)
Peaches
177(1)
Music Is the Memory of What Never Happened
178(1)
Alternatives
179(2)
Michiko Dead
181(1)
Ghosts
182(1)
Harm and Boon in the Meetings
183(1)
Man at a Window
184(1)
Sonatina
185(1)
Foraging for Wood on the Mountain
186(1)
In Umbria
187(1)
Conceiving Himself
188(1)
Chastity
189(1)
Me and Capablanca
190(1)
A Ghost Sings, a Door Opens
191(1)
I Imagine the Gods
192(1)
Thinking About Ecstasy
193(1)
Night Songs and Day Songs
194(1)
Eating with the Emperor
195(1)
Playing House
196(1)
Beyond Beginnings
197(1)
Theoretical Lives
198(1)
From These Nettles, Alms
199(1)
Hot Nights in Florida
200(1)
Getting It All
201(1)
The Edge of the World
202(1)
Leporello on Don Giovanni
203(1)
First Times
204(1)
Half the Truth
205(1)
Respect
206(1)
The Lives of Famous Men
207(1)
Getting Old
208(1)
How to Love the Dead
209(1)
Almost Happy
210(1)
Refusing Heaven {2005}
211(92)
A Brief for the Defense
213(1)
Naked Except for the Jewelry
214(1)
Put Her in the Fields for Kindness
215(1)
What Song Should We Sing
216(1)
Having the Having
217(1)
Say You Love Me
218(1)
Kunstkammer
219(1)
Halloween
220(1)
Elegy for Bob (Jean McLean)
221(1)
Resume
222(1)
More than Sixty
223(1)
By Small and Small: Midnight to Four A.M.
224(1)
Once upon a Time
225(1)
A Close Call
226(1)
The Rooster
227(1)
Failing and Flying
228(1)
Burning (Andante non troppo)
229(1)
The Other Perfection
230(1)
A Ball of Something
231(1)
Getting Away with It
232(1)
Truth
233(1)
Transgressions
234(1)
The Abandoned Valley
235(1)
Happening Apart from What's Happening Around It
236(1)
Exceeding the Spirit
237(1)
Meditation Eleven: Reading Blake Again
238(1)
How Much of That Is Left in Me?
239(1)
`Tis Here! `Tis Here! `Tis Gone! (The Nature of Presence)
240(2)
Ambition
242(1)
Being Young Back Then
243(1)
Not Getting Closer
244(1)
Adults
245(1)
Seen from Above
246(1)
Getting Closer
247(1)
The Mail
248(1)
Less Being More
249(1)
Homage to Wang Wei
250(1)
The Butternut Tree at Fort Juniper
251(1)
Doing Poetry
252(1)
Homesteading
253(1)
The Sweet Taste of the Night
254(1)
Honor
255(1)
Trying to Write Poetry
256(1)
A Kind of Courage
257(1)
Happily Planting the Beans Too Early
258(1)
What to Want
259(1)
Bring in the Gods
260(2)
The Negligible
262(1)
The Lost Hotels of Paris
263(1)
Feathers or Lead
264(2)
What Plenty
266(1)
The Garden
267(1)
Music Is in the Piano Only When It Is Played
268(1)
Winning on the Black
269(1)
Refusing Heaven
270(1)
The Friendship Inside Us
271(1)
A Thanksgiving Dance
272(1)
Horses at Midnight Without a Moon
273(1)
Immaculate
274(1)
Moreover
275(1)
A Kind of Decorum
276(1)
A Walk Blossoming
277(1)
Farming in Secret
278(1)
December Ninth, 1960
279(1)
Not the Happiness but the Consequence of Happiness
280(1)
Infidelity
281(1)
The Reinvention of Happiness
282(1)
Looking at Pittsburgh from Paris
283(1)
"My Eyes Adored You"
284(1)
Beyond Pleasure
285(1)
Duende
286(1)
The Good Life
287(1)
Flat Hedgehogs
288(1)
Prospero Listening to the Night
289(1)
The End of Paradise
290(1)
The Lost World
291(1)
Maybe Very Happy
292(1)
The Manger of Incidentals
293(1)
The Thirty Favorite Lives: Amager
294(1)
Burma
295(1)
What I've Got
296(1)
Trouble
297(1)
In the Beginning
298(1)
Metier
299(1)
Yelapa
300(1)
A Taste for Grit and Whatever
301(1)
Maybe She Is Here
302(1)
The Dance Most Of All {2009}
303(56)
Everywhere and Forever
305(1)
Painting on Plato's Wall
306(1)
Alyosha
307(1)
Winter in the Night Fields
308(1)
Ovid in Tears
309(1)
The Spell Cast Over
310(2)
South
312(1)
Neglecting the Kids
313(1)
Dreaming at the Ballet
314(1)
Elegy
315(1)
After Love
316(1)
Waiting and Finding
317(1)
Winter Happiness in Greece
318(1)
Meanwhile
319(1)
The Abundant Little
320(1)
Worth
321(1)
Perfected
322(1)
Living Hungry After
323(1)
The Mistake
324(1)
A Fact
325(1)
Becoming Regardless
326(2)
The Secret
328(1)
The New Bride Almost Visible in Latin
329(1)
The Danger of Wisdom
330(1)
Searching for It in a Guadalajara Dance Hall
331(1)
Triangulating
332(1)
The Difficult Beauty
333(1)
Growing Up in Pittsburgh
334(1)
Infectious
335(1)
Piecing of the Life
336(1)
Not Easily
337(1)
Crossing the Border, Searching for the City
338(2)
Crusoe on the Mountain Gathering Faggots
340(1)
Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina
341(1)
Going Home
342(1)
Getting It Right
343(1)
Aloneness
344(2)
Feeling History
346(1)
To Know the Invisible
347(1)
Prospero Goes Home
348(1)
Naked Without Intent
349(1)
Trying
350(1)
The Answer
351(1)
The Gros Ventre
352(2)
Waking at Night
354(1)
Cherishing What Isn't
355(1)
Valley of the Spirits
356(1)
Suddenly Adult
357(1)
We Are the Junction
358(1)
Uncollected Poems
359(28)
Valley of the Owls
361(1)
This Times That
362(1)
Spring
363(1)
A Man in Black and White
364(1)
Winter Happiness
365(1)
May I, May I
366(2)
The Winnowing
368(1)
Thirty Favorite Times
369(1)
Blinded by Seeing
370(1)
The Greek Gods Don't Come in Winter
371(1)
The Cargo and the Equity
372(1)
The Stockton Tunnel
373(1)
Holding On to My Friend
374(1)
Secrets of Poetry
375(1)
Ars poetica
376(2)
Meniscus: Or How the Heart Must Not Be Too Much Questioned
378(1)
The Companion
379(1)
The Ring
380(1)
Lust
381(1)
The Sixth Meditation: Faces of God
382(2)
Convalescing
384(3)
Notes 387(2)
Index of Titles 389(10)
Index of First Lines 399