Selected Poems Online

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LitQuake Reading, San Francisco, 2015


Poetryvideo 

Poetryvlog.com VIDEO by Lew Papier: Poetry Reading during book launch of THE LIGHT SANG AS IT LEFT OUR EYES: Our Autobiography (Poets House, New York City, 2007)


ITALIAN

Two poems translated into Italian by Rebeka Lembo, Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry (June 2007)

SPANISH

Four poems translated into Spanish by Ernesto Priego, Otoliths (May 2007)

Two poems translated into Spanish by Rebeka Lembo, Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry (June 2007)

TAGALOG

Two poems translated into Tagalog by Paolo Manalo, Otoliths (May 2007)

ENGLISH

(in alphabetical order of poem’s title)

excerpts from “147 Million Orphans: A Haybun” at The Brooklyn Rail

excerpts from “147 Million Orphans: A Haybun” at PEEP/SHOW…A Taxonomic Exercise in Textual and Visual Seriality…

excerpt MMXXVII from “147 Million Orphans: A Haybun” at On Barcelona, Jan. 8, 2013

“A CRYSTALLIZATION,” “BURNING PULPIT,” “TRANS-INSOMNIA” and “PYGMALION’S EMBRACE” at LUZMAG: An Irregular Literary Magazine (2004)

“(After 2 A.M.,” “(Profiles,” “(Naming Lucidity,” “The Color of a Scratch in Metal,” and “(Eulogy” at Muddy River Poetry Review

“After the Promiscous Colon” at The Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 3, 2016

“A Gospel For My Father” at Dusie (5)

“Alchemy at the Maykadeh: Dinner with Philip Lamantia” and “Microchip Legacy” at Blue Fifth Review

“Alegria (Ars Poetica #123,000)” at Filipino American Artists Directory, November 2016

“Arrival: An Impossibility” at The Big Box Poetry Project, April 2016

bigboxpoetry

Poem for The Big Box Poetry Project

“Ars Poetica (#100,000)” at Big Bridge

“As Seen by Donatello’s Profiles” at Of/With: Journal of Immanent Renditions #4, March 30, 2016

“ATHENA’S DIPTYCH” at THE MARGINS: Lines of Sight: Visual Art in Asian American Poetry (Asian American Writers Workshop), March 2015

“As Catherine Becomes ‘Kitty’” at Shampoo Poetry (August 2002)

“; A Tenderness So Painful” at Fugacity 05

“Athena” at ars poetica, Jan. 7, 2007

“A Triangle of Secrets” at Blue Fifth Review (Summer 2004)

“Big City Cante Intermedio” at Tea & Tattered Pages/Panthalassa (March 2017)

“Bit Coin Bling” at Moss Trill, Sept. 29, 2016

“Brubeck Notes”, “Forgiveness,” “Dearest Nelson,” “Plant Latin” and “Infinity’s Fragment” at Otoliths (May 2007)

“Cantos from ‘Trance Ascent’” at Rogue Poetry Review (2006)

“COPPER RAIN REDUX” and “POLITICAL ACT” at Otoliths (2008)

“Corolla” and “Purity” at Marsh Hawk Press

“Crucial Bliss Epilogues” at The Helios Mss, October 2015

“Dear Cloud” at OurOwnVoice, August 2010

excerpts from DREDGING FOR ATLANTIS at Otoliths (Spring 2006)

“DREDGING FOR ATLANTIS” at On Barcelona (December 2014) and as Daily Feature, Feb. 12, 2016, at The Quotidian Bee.

“Eggs: Pulp Fiction for Easter” at JACKET (32)

“English Lessons,” Ekleksographia, October 2009

“ENHEDUANNA IN THE 21ST CENTURY” at Marsh Hawk Review (Spring 2015)

“Epilogue Poems (#13-#18)” at AUGHT No. 11/12 (2003)

“(Ethos” at Cerise Press (Spring 2013)

“; Ex-Garter” at Famous Reporter #31

“Filipina Brides” at Sundress Wardrobe’s Best Dressed, Jan. 12, 2016

Flash Autobiographies #1-4: “Neediness,” “Father, Mother, Son”, “Troll,” and “Sacrifice,” Queen Mob’s Tea House, Oct. 18, 2016

“Footnotes to Algebra” at Otoliths, Oct. 31, 2015

“Footnotes to Bliss” at The Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 3, 2016

“Gabriela Sings Fado Into the 21st Century” at X-Peri, April 3, 2016

“Glow Worm,” “Lewd,” “Easily Memorized” and “Shade” at Eratio Postmodern Poetry

“Goya’s Yellow,” “Nerves Say” and “The Eye Lets” at Coconut Poetry #14

“Grace Reddens,” “The Singer” and “Dark Freedom” at First Annual Festival of Women’s Poetry (November 2008)

“HEART POETRY: A CRITIQUE” at Moss Trill (June 2014) 

“Helen” and “Perhaps This Second Drift” at Marsh Hawk Press

“How To Read A Poem,” “How To Write A Poem” and “Untitled” at Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry (June 2007)

“I Do,” “Homunculus,” and “The Forced Departure” at The Poetry Foundation

“I forgot a carapace, then its splitting” at TRUCK (Nov. 1, 2014)

“I Forgot All Ancestors” at Our Own Voice (January 2015)

“I Forgot Ars Poetica” at Dusie’s ECOPOETHOS: Writing and Art (Dec. 2014)

“I Forgot Eyes Widening To Pull in More of the World” at COUNTRY MUSIC: An Online Journal of Poetry (December 2014)

“I Forgot How Beauty Dislocates” at ON BARCELONA (Sept. 2014)

“I Forgot My Mother’s Blood in the Sangria” at COUNTRY MUSIC: An Online Journal of Poetry (December 2014)

“I Forgot Forgetting My Skin Was Ruin” at h2, a journal of visual/concrete poetry (April 22, 2015)

“I Forgot My Skin Was Ruin” at The Volta (March 2015) and Sundress Wardrobe’s Best Dressed, Jan. 14, 2016

“I Forgot Pushkin, My Beloved Pig and a Harpist When I Forgot Dementia” at Of/With: Journal of Immanent Renditions #4, March 30, 2016

“I Forgot That Summer in Rome” at The Volta (March 2015)

“I Forgot the Binary of Refugees Vs. Art” at Local Nomad (November 2014)

“I Forgot the Engineers of Lexus” at Moss Trill, December 19, 2014

“I Forgot the First Woman General” at ARDUITY, November 2014

“I Forgot the Language of Scars” at COUNTRY MUSIC: An Online Journal of Poetry (December 2014)

“I Forgot the Plasticity of Recognition” at Otoliths, Nov. 1, 2014

“I Forgot the Protection of Diamonds” at E-Ratio #20, 2015

“I Forgot Quaffing Sweet Jerez, and Wings Flared As If Posing for Rembrandt (aka I Remember You, Philip Lamantia)” at The Marsh Hawk Review, Fall 2014

“I Forgot the Religion That Proclaims We Began as Orphaned” at Futures Trading 3.4, Feb. 12, 2016

“I Forgot the Song Inside the Stone” at Posit 9, March 2016

excerpt from “I Forgot the Song Inside the Stone” at The Volta (March 2015)

excerpt from “I Forgot the Spiral That is Memory’s Perspective,” The Doris, Dec. 27, 2015

“Ifugao Red” with Nick Carbo at ars poetica, Jan. 7, 2007

“In the Beginning, Before Words There Was Poetry” and “END TO BEGIN: An Autobiography” at Otoliths (June 2014)

“IT’S CURTAINS” at Delirious Hem‘s Anti-Rape Culture Advent, Day 12 (December 2014)

“Kapwa’s Song” at Otoliths, Nov. 1, 2016

“Kohl’s Stories” at Watermelon Isotope, March 6, 2017

“Letter from Sarayaku,” UNLIKELY STORIES, March 2017

excerpt from “Letters from the Balikbayan Box,” Sundress Wardrobe’s Best Dressed, Jan. 15, 2016

“LISTING” at Moss Trill (June 2014) and Sundress Wardrobe’s Best Dressed, Jan. 11, 2016

“Lucifer, Mistranslated” (After Santiago Bose) at Our Own Voice (April 2010)

“Maganda Begins” at Marsh Hawk Press

“Memory’s Gauze,” Marsh Hawk Review, Spring 2017

Footnote to “Military Goodies,” Sundress Wardrobe’s Best Dressed, Jan. 13, 2016

“Missionary Effect,” “Wedding Veil,” “Ellipsis” and “The Effort” at Moria Poetry (Winter 2003)

“Mortality Asemics (1-3)” at The New Post-literate: A Gallery of Asemic Writing (May 6, 2015)

“MOTH ER” at Otoliths (2011)

“MUDRA” at Our Own Voice (2005)

“My April” and “BRIX” at Moria Poetry (Spring 2004)

“My City of Baguio” at Otoliths (2006)

“My Neighbor” at HIV Here & Now, June 13, 2015

“No. 6: I Forgot the Plasticity of Recognition” at Otoliths (October 2014)

“Nobility” at Contemporary Literary Horizon, Nov. 25, 2016

“(Nobility” and “(How Cyberspace Lost Midnight” at TALISMAN: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

“Nota Bene Eiswein” at Ottawa Poetry Newsletter (scroll down), Nov. 1, 2015

“Notes to the Spanish Guitar’s Autobiography” at TRUCK, Nov. 7, 2016 and Watermelon Isotope, March 6, 2017

“Orphaned Algebra (#64)” at Marsh Hawk Press

“Page 6,” “Page 7” and “Page 8” (The Masvikiru Quatrains) at SOFTBLOW

“Paul Auster’s Father,” “The Autistic Boy” and “Filipino” at Our Own Voice, December 2010

“Poem” with David Hess at Shampoo Poetry (Summer 2003)

“Post-Coital” at quarrtsiluni online literary magazine, July 28, 2009

“Post-Ecstasy Mutations” at The Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 3, 2016

“(Purity” at Van Gogh’s Ear, Sept. 15, 2012

“REPRODUCTIONS OF THE EMPTY FLAGPOLE,” Entropy, Dec. 11, 2014

“RESPECT” at Rio: A Journal of the Arts (1997)

“Robot Cosplay” at UNLIKELY STORIES, March 2017

“Roman Synopsis #3” and “Roman Synopsis #4” at EOAGH #5

“Sentences” at ars poetica, Jan. 7, 2007

“Snow White Grids A Red Painting,” Muse Apprentice Guild, Spring 2003

“Sun Stigmata” at Otoliths, Oct. 31, 2015

“Tercets from the Book of Revelation” at Big City Lit

“The American Nightmare” at Word for / Word

“The Awakening” at Moss Trill, Oct. 26, 2015

“The Chase,” “The Beginning,” “The Empty Flagpole,” “Enheduanna #2,” “Grandmother’s Fable,” and “; The Back of a Napkin” at Literary Well/Pozo Literario

“The Eighteenth Page” and “The Nineteenth Page” (The Masvikiru Quatrains) at Eratio Postmodern Poetry, Fall 2005

“The Flooding That Writes Itself” at Poets For Living Waters

“The Forced Departure” at the Poetry Foundation website, 2010

“The Hay(na)ku of Numbers” at INERTIA MAGAZINE, January 2008

“; The Hidden Logic of Births Necessitating Violence,” “; Hope for Enchantment,” and “; The Possible Glow” at The Hamilton Stone Review

“The Hundredth Monkey Phenomenon,” “Hay(na)ku with Ducktail, for Leny” and “Sacred Time” at Our Own Voice (August 2010)

“The Lamb” at Our Own Voice (December 2001)

“The Limits of Syntax” at Stride Magazine, Feb. 17, 2017

from “The Opposite of Claustrophobia: Prime’s Anti-Autobiography,” X-Peri, July 11, 2016

from “The Opposite of Claustrophobia: Prime’s Anti-Autobiography,” Marsh Hawk Review, Fall 2015

“The Petal  Hidden From View,” Marsh Hawk Review, Spring 2017

“The Poetry World Trap” at Otoliths (January 2007)

“the relational elations of ORPHANED ALGEBRA” at Our Own Voice (September 2016)

“There Was A Company of Flexible Dancers” at Delirious Hem Advent 2015, Dec. 16, 2015

“There Were An Alligator and A Duck,” E-Ratio, Jan. 1, 2016

“There Were Peace-Loving Zombies,” E-Ratio, Jan. 1, 2016 and Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene, May 22, 2016

“The Secret Life of an Angel” and (with Andrew Lundwall) “(UNTITLED)” at Litter

“The Secret Life of Magenta” at TRUCK, Nov. 7, 2016

“The Twenty-Third Page,” “The Twenty-Fourth Page” and “The Twenty-Fifth Page” (The Masvikiru Quatrains) at Shampoo Poetry (24)

“(The Chase” at On Barcelona, Feb. 2, 2012

“There Was An Illustrator in South Korea” at Of/With: Journal of Immanent Renditions #4, March 30, 2016

“There Were [Mansplainers] Three French Boot Designers” at Of/With: Journal of Immanent Renditions #4, March 30, 2016

“There Were Two Bakers in Seattle” at Of/With: Journal of Immanent Renditions #4, March 30, 2016

“There, Where the Pages Would End” at Otoliths, Oct. 31, 2015

“Tincture” at Boog City (2003)

“To Be Seen by Iamos, Calchas and Teiresias” at Cerise Press (Spring 2013)

“; To Study Art Is To Become Thin” and “; Writing Past Margin” at Blue Fifth Review (July 2005)

“Twice, I Forgot” and “Thrice, I Forgot” at On Barcelona, June 6, 2014

“Venus Rising for the First Time in the 21st Century” and “Shift” at Nth Position (2003)

“Vulcan’s Aftermath,” “Untitled (Bookstore), 2000,” and “Perhaps This Second Drift” at Moria Poetry (Summer 2001)

“Where The Pages End” at The Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 3, 2016 and Watermelon Isotope, March 6, 2017