Poems

Uncollected poems:

The Apple Orchard
The Ballet
The Bug: An Epitaph
The Certainty of Work
The Crabs
Diamonds and Toads
Gifts
Goldilocks and the Bear
The Gold-Spinner
Gratitude
The Gray Catbird
The Gray Lands
How Raven Made His Bride
How to Make It Snow
I Have Walked Alone
Lady Winter
The Language of Flowers
Lilacs
The Mermaid’s Lament
The Morning After
My Ghosts
My Pajamas Have Pockets
The Nightingale and the Rose
The Ogress Queen
One of Those Days
Philomela
A Pledge
The Princess and the Frog
The Purple Iris
Question and Answer
The Quiet Woman
The Red Lilies
The Red Shoes
The Rhododendrons
Rumpelstiltskin
Sister Immaculata
The Snowdrops
Snow White Learns Witchcraft
Someday, Lilacs Will Bloom on Your Grave
The Sorceress in the Tower
Swan Girls
The Stepsister’s Tale
Tam Lin Remembers the Fairy Queen
That Sort of Day
Thorns and Briars
Thumbelina
Tiredness
To a Friend I Have Not Seen for a Long Time
Today, I Joined the Resistance
Ugly
Valentine’s Day
The Wanderer
Water Lilies, 1907
The Witch-Girls
The Witch’s Cat
Why You Might Be a Witch
The Words

Poems collected in Songs for Ophelia:

As I Was Walking
Autumn, the Fool
The Bear’s Daughter
Beauty to the Beast
Binnorie
The Changeling
Chrysanthemums
Death and the Maiden
Dirge for a Lady
An Education
Fairy Tale
Foxes
The Frost
The Gentleman
The Ghost
Green Man
I Knew a Woman
Isolde in the Forest
Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus
The Ophelia Cantos
Raven Poem
Ravens
The River’s Daughter
The Ruined Cathedral
Shoes of Bark
The Snow
Spring Song
Vivian to Merlin
The Witch’s Warning
What Her Mother Said

Permissions

Readers sometimes ask if they can share my poetry. The answer is yes: you may repost the poems on this site as long as you do not change them, you attribute them to me, and you link back to this site in your post. However, you may not sell or otherwise commercialize them in any way without my written permission.