Selected Works

*Includes additional audio/video content


New and Featured

Continent of Fire
Published in Erasure, the 38th Summer Writing Program Magazine of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. [Read The Poem]

Persephone’s Return
A short dramatic poem, dedicated to Diane Middlebrook, written in October 2011. A mystery play enactment of the Persephone myth: Persephone returns to describe death. [Read More]

Gowanus
An ode set to music. A poet rediscovers his sources in an urban landscape. Written in October 2011. Cello music and performance by Cosmo D. Mix produced by Ambrose Bye. [Read More]

Four Poems
Four poems on themes of archives and memory, written in February- March 2012, in the workshop led by Will Edmiston, archivist for the St. Marks Poetry Project. [Read More]

May Poetry Reading
Bill participated in a poetry reading on May 12 at This Must Be the Place gallery in Brooklyn, in celebration of the print publication of the first issue of Exit Strata. [Read More]


Reciting from Agamemnon, King of Cars for the teevee, summer 1983

At a Fountain
Downtown, Issue No. 158, August 30, 1989

Blake*

Carnival
Downtown, Issue No. 64, Sept.23, 1987

Cassandra
Redtape, 1984

Dog and Bird Act
Pan Arts, Issue 1, 1984

 

Reading from Percy Bysshe Shelley's Adonais at No Se No social club, Rivington Street, NYC, early summer 1983

 Agamemnon, King of Cars (excerpt)*
Lamia Ink, Issue #3, Spring 1990

I’ll make the confession…
Cover, January 1988

Italian Lyric
Poets of the Vineyard, 1986

Late Singing*

Like kids rolling
Downtown, Issue No. 64, Sept.23, 1987

Lost and Found
The National Poetry Journal of the Lower East Side, Issue 16, Summer 1989

My Life Underground with Dobie Gillis*
Pan Arts, Issue 2, 1984

New York Poem*
Downtown, Issue No. 64, Sept.23, 1987

Notes on a Man Kissing a Woman
Pan Arts, Issue 1, 1984

 

Poet meets video image, No Se No social club, summer 1983

Pay Phone
Cover, November 1987

Persephone’s Return*

Relaxing
Pan Arts, Issue 2, 1984

Steel Works*

The Concrete
Downtown, Issue No. 64, Sept.23, 1987

 

United Nations Building
New Observations, Issue No. 8, 1983

Water
The National Poetry Journal of the Lower East Side, Issue 16, Summer 1989

When I lie on my couch*
Downtown, Issue No. 64, Sept.23, 1987

Unseen*


Thanks to: John Shaw, Michael Carter, Michael Curtin, Franklin Shifreen, Dorothy Friedman, Jeff Wright, Steven Paul Miller and Jim Feast, and Cortland Jessup.

Photos from No Se No and Electra by Toyo Tsuchiya.

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