Some of these poems first appeared in the following magazines: The American Scholar, The Atlantic, Blue Unicorn, The Christian

Century, Classical Outlook, Commonweal, The Dark Horse, The Formalist, Gramercy Review, Hellas, The Hollins Critic, Interim,

The Lyric, The Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review, Nedge, Negative Capability, Plains Poetry Journal, and Roanoke Review.

"Burning the Love Letters," and "Time Song" were first published in a limited, fine book edition entitled, Time Songs, Biscuit City

Press, Kingston, R.I., 1979, and were reprinted in Rooms of Grace, New and Selected Poems, The New Orleans Poetry Journal Press, L.A. 2005.