Books

Poetry

What a Kingdom It Was, Houghton Mifflin, 1960

Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock, Houghton Mifflin, 1964

Body Rags, Houghton Mifflin, 1967

First Poems, Perishable Press, 1971

The Book of Nightmares, Houghton Mifflin, 1971

The Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the New World, Houghton Mifflin, 1974

Mortal Acts, Mortal Words, Houghton Mifflin, 1980

Selected Poems, Houghton Mifflin, 1984

The Past, Houghton Mifflin, 1985

When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone, Alfred A. Knopf, 1990

Three Books, Houghton Mifflin, 1993

Imperfect Thirst,  Houghton Mifflin, 1994

A New Selected Poems, Houghton Mifflin, 2000

Strong Is Your Hold, Houghton Mifflin, 2006

Prose

Black Light, Houghton Mifflin, 1966

Walking Down the Stairs, University of Michigan Press, 1977

Black Light (revised version), North Point Press, 1980

How the Alligator Missed Breakfast, Houghton Mifflin, 2000

Translation

The Poems of Francois Villon, New American Library, 1965

Bitter Victory by Rene Hardy, Doubleday, 1965

The Motion and Immobility of Douve by Yves Bonnefoy, Ohio University Press, 1966

Lackawanna Elegy by Yvan Goll, Sumac Press, 1970

The Poems of Francois Villon (revised version), Houghton Mifflin, 1978; University Press of New England, 1982

The Essential Rilke (with Hannah Liebmann), Ecco Press, 1999

Edition

The Essential Whitman, Ecco Press, 1987

Poetry