New Essay

“The Story of a Box”

Poems Set to Music


Laura Strickling, 40@40

National Opera Center, New York
“Commuter Buddhist”


Boston Athenaeum
“Commuter Buddhist”

Poems Online

The Paris Review
“Rare Bird”
“Other Poems”

New Ohio Review
“A Message from Tony Hoagland”
“Little Manifesto”
“Commuter Buddhist”

The Yale Review
“Blue Shadows”
“The Light in the Marsh Grass”
“Higher Education”

“Sharing a Painting”
“Visitation Rights”

The New York Times

The New Republic
“C Student,” “For Clare,” “Renewal,” “Father's Day”

Best American Poetry/Columbia College Today
“Higher Education”

The Hudson Review
“The Purple Box”
“Shadow Messages”
“My Father’s Sweater,” “The Cruelty of Metaphor,” and “Departure”

The Kenyon Review
“Horseshoe Contest”
“Politics of the Dead”
About “Politics of the Dead”

The Bogliasco Foundation
“Girl Carrying a Suitcase”

The Southern Review
“Releasing the Ashes,” “Girl Carrying a Suitcase,” Previous and Current Poems

The American Scholar
“Museum of Fine Arts,” “Hatbox”

“The Afterlife of Fish”

“Before Things Got Bad”
About “How Things God Bad” (scroll down)
“Scene from a Photograph in a Dream”
“On ‘Scene from a Photograph in a Dream’”
“Thinning the Spruces”

32 Poems
“Kitchen Incident”
‘On “Kitchen Incident”’

“Kripalu Meditation Garden During Covid” plus Video
“Naïve Roofscape”

Vox Populi
“The Mount”
“Ektachrome Days”
“Double Visitation”
“The Light in the Marsh Grass”

Literary Imagination
“With One Eye Closed”
“Some Settling May Occur”

Woven Tale Press
“Lost Photograph”

Poetry Daily
“Beach Glass,” “All Down the Lake,” “Varnishing Days”

Verse Daily
“Mailboxes in Late Winter,”  “Green Canoe,” “Walking with Eliza”

Academy of American Poets
“The Little Book of Cheerful Thoughts,” “Mushrooming,” “Last Advice,” “Enough,” “The Figure on the Hill”

Hopkins Review
“Rocking Chair” and “Whose Honors Include…”

“On Bitching,” “Incomplete Knowledge,”
“Lord, Deliver Us This Affliction,” “To Kenneth Koch”

American Life in Poetry
“A Drink of Water” “How it Worked,” “Mailboxes in Late Winter,” “Nest,” “Visitation”

Poetry Northwest
“Custody of the Eyes”

The Common
“Hazards” (scroll down) “The Mount” “A Drink of Water,” “Cross-Fertilization,” “Portrait of a Man”

The New Criterion

Cimmaron Review
“Thoughts on a Woolly Bear,”, “Pump,”, “Stolen Draft”

Columbia Magazine
“Light Snow,”

Poet of the Month
Harrison on poets and poetics.

Poetry 180:
“Our Other Sister”

Poetry Foundation
“How It Worked,”
Previously: “Adirondack Moosehead,” “Bathtubs, Three Varieties,” “Convenience Store,” “Entry in a Baby Book: Two Weeks,” “Mycology,” “Not Waking Up,” “Operation Teddy Bear,” “Poem for Roland,” “Political Poem,” “Shaker Chair,” “Swifts at Evening,” “The Hummingbird Feeder,” “The One That Got Away,” and “Visitation”

Writer’s Almanac
4/7/95 “The Otter in in the Washington Zoo”
10/5/95 “In the Attic”
10/24/95 “A Field Guide to Mosses”
10/4/03 “Vietnam Scrapbook”
9/24/05 “Our Other Sister”
6/25/06 “Green Canoe”
2/25/07 “The Investigation”
5/11/12 “Rilke's Fear of Dogs”
5/3/12 “Wherever You Are”
8/3/12 “Interval”
3/31/14 “To a Snake”
4/16/14 “Renewal”
5/7/14 “The Figure on the Hill”
10/15/14 “Temple”
10/18/14 “Commuter Buddhist”
11/18/14 “Adirondack Moosehead”
11/21/14 “The Shoulders of Women”
3/4/15 “The Day Nothing Happened”
3/10/15 “A Drink of Water”
4/2/15 “The Day You Looked Upon Me As A Stranger”
4/5/2017 “The Same River”

Tap into Poetry
Vandal Poem of the Day
Connotation Press
Green Mountains Review: “Afterword,” "You Don't Put Flowers in Poems"
Spoon River Poetry Review, “Work”
Waywiser Press
Four Ways Books, including “Inauguration of a House”
Orion: “Bridge”
Michigan Quarterly Review: “The Diver”


Mass Poetry
Woven Tale Press
Massachusetts Poetry Festival
The Writer’s Almanac
Pioggia Obliqua (Italy)
Santa Fe Radio Cafe
Smartish Pace


Pioggia Obliqua (Italy)
Portal Kultura (Bulgaria)
Poesia (Italy)
Singularidade Poetica (Portuguese)

Essays, Blogs, etc.

Antonioni at Nineteen

Poet Lore: The Poem’s Argument

Finding an Arrangement

A Quest for “Infant Sight”: The Travel Poems of Eizabeth Bishop

“How a Poem Happens”

Reader's Companion for Into Daylight


Harvard Review
On the Seawall
The Café Review
32 Bar Blues
The Hopkins Review
Columbia magazine
ForeWord review by Melanie Drane of Incomplete Knowledge
The Virginia Quarterly Review (scroll down), George David Clark reviews Incomplete Knowledge
Jordan Davis reviews Incomplete Knowledge
PN Review
New York Times Book Review
New York Times

Book Sense:
The Spring 2007 Book Sense Poetry Top Ten


The Common: A Drink of Water


Hudson Valley Writers Center:
Jeffrey Harrison Reading “Outback” and “Cross-Fertilization”

Jeffrey Harrison is available to give readings, interviews, visit schools, or teach workshops; contact by email: jeffrey.harrison@comcast.net