from Oracle

“Dead Girl Gang Bang” | Poetry, February 2015.

“Plastic Cookie” | Academy of American Poets’ “Poem of the Day,” February 12, 2015.

“Baffin Island” | Cura, April 2014.

“An Etiquette for Eyes” | Willow Springs. Summer 2013.

 “High School As a Dead Girl” “High School: Industrial Arts” | The Awl. March 22, 2013.

“Oracle” | Academy of American Poets’ “Poem of the Day,” February 11, 2013.

“On the Ineptitude of Certain Hurricanes” | Tin House, Summer 2012.


“Why I am Afraid to Turn the Page.”

“Poetry Machines.” | The Boston Review. April 2011.

“Let the Day Perish.” | Chronicle of Higher Education. January 2011.

“Song of the Bad Bank.”




from Fragment of the Head of a Queen

“After the Last Fright” | The Poetry Foundation

“Flowers, Always” | The Poetry Foundation

“Fragment of the Head of a Queen” | The Poetry Foundation

“The Pet” | The Poetry Foundation

“A Brief Attachment” | The Poetry Foundation

“Lying My Head Off” | New England Review

“Scenes From the Battle of Us” | Academy of American Poets website

“A Windmill Makes a Statement” | Verse Daily, July 23, 2007

“All My Wives” | Tinhouse, reprinted from Spring 2007.

“Muckraker” | Poetry, February 2007

“Coup-de-Soleil” | Boston Review, September/October 2006

“The Pet” | Slate, January 14, 2003

“Letter to a Mentor” | Verse Daily, August 19th, 2002




from World’s Tallest Disaster

“Aathema” | The Poetry Foundation

“Landscape Without You” | The Poetry Foundation

“On Parting” | The Poetry Foundation