Bibliography of Miscellaneous Poetry Publications


D.1 (Poem) "A History." Points (Paris) X (June 1951).

C.1 Robert Robinson (ed.). Poetry from Oxford 1951. London: Fortune Press, 1951. Contains "Urirotstock," "A History."

C.2 Derwent May and James Price (eds.). Oxford Poetry 1952. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1952. Contains "Garden," "Elegy in a Spring Garden," "On Listening to Old Gramophone Records with Miss Banting."

A.1 [Poems] The Fantasy Poets: Peter Dale Scott. Number Six. Oxford: Fantasy Press, 1952. Pp. 8. Contains "Garden," "La [sic] Causse du Caylar," "Elegy in a Spring Garden," "Locmariaquer," "On Listening to Old Gramophone Records with Miss Banting."

D.2 (Poem) "Touching." Departure (London) 1 (1952).

D.3 (Poem) "Walton Street Interlude." Civ/n (Montreal) 4 (Winter 1953), 3. Under pseudonym "John Sproston." Cf. C.28.

D.4 (Poem) "Parc de Montsouris." Northern Review (Montreal) V, 6 (Feb./Mar. 1953), 36.

D.6 "Three Poems" ("The Death of Oceanus," "The Children," "Touching"). Northern Review (Montreal) VI, 6 (Aug./Sept. 1954), 31-33.

D.7 (Poem) "To M., Who Knew Too Much." Civ/n (Montreal) 6 (Fall 1954), 13. Under pseudonym "John Sproston." Cf. C.28.

D.7a (Poem) "The Great Clock of Strassbourg[sic]", Forge (McGill University), (1954) 37.

D.7b (Poem) "The Children," Forge (McGill University) (1954), ??.

D.7c (Poem) "Fall River," Forge (McGill University) (1954), ??.

D.8 (Poem) "Cathedral Creche." Poetry (Chicago) LXXXV, 3 (Dec. 1954), 3.

D.9a (Poem) "Montebello Sugaring." McGill Daily, December 16, 1955.

C.3 Raymond Souster (ed.). Poets 56: Ten Younger English Canadians. Toronto: Contact Press, 1956. Contains "On Perce Cliff," "L'Echourie," "Arcady," "Gaspe."

D.11 (Poem) "L'Echourie (Where Maureen First Met the Ocean)." Canadian Forum (Toronto) XXXVI, 428 (Sept. 1956), 133.

D.12 (Poem) "On First Reading Hodgskin and Hardenberg). Canadian Forum (Toronto) XXXVI, 429 (Oct. 1956), 157.

D.14 (Two Poems) "Bell's Wood," "The Canadian Miss Bell in Springtime." Tamarack Review (Toronto) 10 (Winter 1959), 51-52.

D.15 (Poem) "Lachute." Delta (Montreal) 7 (April 1959), 6.

D.16 (Three Poems) "On Listening to Old Gramophone Records with Miss Banting," "Jay's Wish," "Garden." The Fiddlehead (Fredericton, N.B.) 44 (Spring 1960), 32-34.

D.17 (Three Poems) "Les Bouffons d"Apres-Guerre: Trois Saltimbanques." Queen's Quarterly (Kingston, Ont) LXVII, 4 (Winter 1961), 575-76.

D.18 (Four Poems) "Les Bouffons d"Apres-Guerre" ("The Interpreter," "Green Girl," "Riviera Salesman," Parole"). Poetry (Chicago) XCVIII, 1 (April 1961), 26-29.

D.19 (Poem) "Pieta." Canadian Forum (Toronto) XLI, 484 (May 1961), 34.

D.20 (Poem) "Knightsland." Canadian Forum (Toronto) XLI, 485 (June 1961), 68.

D.21 (Poem) "Lizard." The Fiddlehead (Fredericton, N.B.) 51 (Winter 1962), 11.

D.22 (Poem) "Vincent at Arles." Canadian Forum (Toronto) XLI, 492 (Winter 1962), 221.

D.23 (Poem) "The Dust Theatre." Canadian Forum (Toronto) XLI, 492 (Winter 1962), 228.

D.26 (Poem) "Fishing River." Alphabet (London, Ont.) 4 (June 1962), 10-11.

D.29 "Translations from Zbigniew Herbert." A preface and seven translations: "Arion" (Arijon), "To Marcus Aurelius" (Do Marka Aurelego), "Maturity" (Dojrzalosc), "Two Drops" (Dwie Krople), "The Wringer" (Magiel), "The Wind and the Rose" (Wiatr i roza), "Episode in a Library" (Epizod w bibliotece). Hudson Review (New York) XVI 1 (Spring 1963), 68-73.

D.31 (Poem) "St. Martin de Canigou." The Fiddlehead (Fredericton, N.B.) 57 (Summer 1963), 52-53.

D.32 (Poem) "The Mount of Love." Massachusetts Review (Amherst, MA) V, 1 (Autumn 1963), 142-43.

D.33 (Translation from the Polish, with Czeslaw Milosz) "Throughout Our Lands" (Poem by Czeslaw Milosz). Encounter (London) XXII, 2 (Feb. 1964), 46-49.

D.35 "Warsaw Poems" ("i. War Scare in Saska Kepa," "ii. Lazienki Palace," "iii. Assumption Day Near Wyszkow"). Canadian Forum (Toronto) XLIV, 520 (May 1964), 39.

D.36 (Poem) "Le Causse du Caylar." The Fiddlehead (Fredericton, N.B.) 62 (Fall 1964), 37-38.

D.38 (Poem) "The Printed Centaur." The Fiddlehead (Fredericton, N.B.) 63 (Winter 1965), 1.

D.40 (Poem) "Hepaticas Near Ottawa." Literary Review (Teaneck, NJ) VIII, 4 (Summer 1965), 564

D.42 (Poem) "The Forest of Wishing." Times Literary Supplement (London) 3, 316 (Sept. 16, 1965), 798.

C.6 A.J.M. Smith (ed.). Modern Canadian Verse. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1967. Contains "Argenteuil County" (pp. 314-17); "The Loon's Egg" (pp. 317-18). "The Loon's Egg" was later translated into Croatian as "Jaje Sjevernog Gnjurca" by Luko Paljetek, Mogucnosti (Split), XIX, 7 (July 1972), 737-38 (D.63a, cf. D.201); and into French as "L'oeuf de plongeon" by Jean Migrenne, Siecle 21, 9, Automne-Hiver 2006, 80-81 (D.329).

D.49 (Four Translations) "Elephant" ("Pointing Outwards: Poems by Susan Eason, William Snow, Janine Canan, Peter Dale Scott, Beatrice Cameron. ([Berkeley], n.d.). Contains "Almond Tree," "Girl and Dog," "Critique of Realism," "The Burning of the Humanities Building," "The Golden Chukkar," [Untitled:] "halfway up the falls...," "Up Against the Wall." [All of these poems, except for "halfway up the falls...," were reprinted in Rumors of No Law.]

class=SpellE>Slon"), "Wristwatch" ("Zegarek"), "Parable of the Russian Emigres" ("Przypowiesc o Emigrantach Rosyjskich", "Episode" ("Episod"), by Zbigniew Herbert. The Review (London), 17 (April 1967), 9, 14, 17, 19.

D.53 (Poem) "Up Against the Wall," San Francisco Express Times, I, 37 (October 2, 1968), 2. Redistributed by Liberation News Service.

D.63a (Translation of Poem) "Jaje Sjevernog Gnjurca" ("The Loon's Egg"), translated by Luko Paljetek. Mogucnosti (Split), XIX, 7 (July 1972), 737-38. Cf. C.6, D.201.

D.54 (Translation from the Polish, with Czeslaw Milosz) "Greek Portrait" ("Grecki Portret"). Occident (Berkeley) III (Spring 1969), 56.

D.76 (Poem) "My Son Rowing." Berkeley Poetry Review, 6 and 7 (Spring 1978), 32-33.

D.83 (Poem) "Blood Talk." Berkeley Poetry Review, 8 (Fall 1979), 22-23.

D.85 (Poems) "Almond Tree," "Sora." Berkeley Poetry Review, 10 (Winter 1981), 94-97.

C.25. Charles Entrekin (ed.), Tunnel Road 2: A Poetry Anthology (Orinda, CA: John F. Kennedy University Press, 1980), pp. 86. Contains "Across from Bolinas."

D.88 (Poem) "Dying In," Berkeley Poetry Review, 11-12 (Fall 1981-Winter 1982), p. 88.

D.89 (Poem) "Max Scherr's Wake," Berkeley Barb XXXI.1, December 11, 1981, p. 6. Reprinted in Berkeley Poetry Review, 14 (Fall 1982), pp. 31-33.

D.90 (Poem) "These Roots," by Jacques Godbout, translated by Peter Dale Scott, The Berkeley Graduate (January 1982), p. 3. Reprinted in Berkeley Poetry Review, 13 (Spring 1982), p. 1.

D.95(Poem) "Mischievousness," Berkeley Poetry Review, 15 (Spring 1983), pp. 46-47.

D.96 (Poem) "Coppett's Wood Hospital," Berkeley Poetry Review, 17 (Fall 1984), pp. 49-50.

D.102 (Poem) "Olive Oatman," Berkeley Poetry Review, 18 & 19 (1985-1986), pp. 222-24.

D.113 (Poem) "Flight," Berkeley Poetry Review, 20 (Fall 1986, i.e. January 1987), pp. 27-29.

D.114 (Poem) "an excerpt from Going to Jakarta [i.e. Coming to Jakarta," Berkeley Poetry Review, 20 (Fall 1986, i.e. January 1987), pp. 160-62. (I.ii "In Watertown Massachusetts..."). Cf. A.8.

D.125 (Poems) "Ephemera," "Reflections on a Fifty-Eighth Birthday." Berkeley Poetry Review (Winter 1987), pp. 25-26.

D.126 (Translation) "Crossing the Yellow River," by Wang Wei. Berkeley Poetry Review (Winter 1987), pp. 106-07.

D.128 (Poem) "Flight," Brick: A Journal of Reviews, 30 [Fall 1987], p. 64.

D.134 "From Coming to Jakarta." Witness (Farmington Hills, Michigan) II.1 (Spring 1988), 54-65. Reprints II.iv, II.xvii, III.xi, IV.iv, IV.x. Cf. A.8, D.85.

D.136 (Poem) "Field (For Robert Duncan)." Berkeley Poetry Review<, 22 (Fall 1988), 174-79. (Later published as part III.i of Listening to the Candle).

D.137 "Three Sections from Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror" (II.xviii, III.i, IV.i). Epoch (Ithaca, NY). 37.3 (1988 Series), 133-40. Prefaced by a brief Author's Note.

D.138 "Hubris and Blind Desire" (a review of Anne Collins, In the Sleep Room). Kingston [Ont.] Whig-Standard Magazine, November 12, 1988, 23-24.

D.139 "From Coming to Jakarta." Ironwood. 31/32 (16.1-2; Spring/Fall 1988), 127-32. Reprints IV.iv, IV.viii. Cf. A.8, D.131.

D.140 [II.xviii of Coming to Jakarta.] Reprinted, with discussion, in Moment (Ithaca, NY, the newsletter of Epoch) #3, 9 February 1989, 2-3. Cf. D.134.

D.144 [Poem] "Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror. IV.xvi." Elmwood Newsletter, V.3 (Fall Equinox, 1989), 15. Cf. A.8.

D.148 From Coming to Jakarta [pp. 54-57 of the Canadian edition, A.8a]. Lobster 20 (Fall 1990), 18-19. (II.xvii, with parts of II.xvi and II.xviii).

D.152 "From Listening to the Candle: A Poem on Impulse. Agni (Boston) 31/32 (1990), 362-67.

D.157 [Sidebar to "A Conversation with Peter Dale Scott," by Russell Schoch] Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror" [I.i]. California Monthly CI.5 (April 1991), 43.


D.162 "From Listening to the Candle: A Poem on Impulse." Agni 34 (1991), 293-303. Sections IV.ii and IV.iii.


D.170 (Poem) "The Spirit of Chancery." Witness. VI.1 (1992). 100-04. (Part IV.xvi of Listening to the Candle).

D.173 (Poem) "Listening to the Candle." Berkeley Poetry Review, 26 (1992-93), 101-04. (Part V.i of Listening to the Candle).

D.174 (Poem) "Letter to Paul Alpers." Harvard Review, 4 (Spring 1993), 6-12

C.41 Michael Harris (ed.) The Signal Anthology: Contemporary Canadian Poetry. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1993. Contains (pp. 290-303): "I Hate Modern Poetry" (290), "Dying In" (291), "Space Sonnets" (292), "Reflections on a Fifty-Eighth Birthday" (287), "Waiting in Line" (298), "Dream" (300), "Untitled" (301), "Bay to Breakers" (303).

D.179 (Poems) "Birdnotes." Hand To Mouth (Berkeley), 1 (1994), 74-75.

D.180 (Poem) "Bay to Breakers." Fungus (San Francisco), 2 (1994), 72.

D.181 (Poem) "Mount Tam." Blind Donkey: Journal of the Diamond Sangha (Petaluma, CA) [1994], 14.2, 9. Cf. D.95.

D.182(Poem) "Talks at the Yenan Forum." Globe and Mail (Toronto), January 28, 1995. Cf. D.92.

D.183A (Poem) "Dying In." Ottawa Citizen, March 19, 1995. Cf. D.88, D.192.


D.185 (Poem) "Olive Oatman." Critical Quarterly (Oxford), 37, 1 (Spring 1995), 91-93. Cf.

D.192 (Poem) "Dying In," Berkeley Magazine, I, 1 (Fall-Winter 1995-96), 16. Cf. D.88.

D.193 (Poem) "The Loon's Egg." The Antioch Review, 53, 4 (Fall 1995), 444-45. Cf. C.6, D.63a.

D.206 (Poem) "Dedication." McGill Law Journal, 42, 1 (February 1997), F.R. Scott Special Issue, 1. From "Fire-Tending in the Land of Medicine Buddha," xii. Cf. A.18, D.218.

D.218 (Poem) "First Retreat: Fire Tending in the Land of Medicine Buddha." Inquiring Mind, 14, 2, Spring 1998, 25. Excerpted. Cf. A.18, D.206.

D.230 "from 'Minding the Darkness: A Poem Through Imagining'" III.vii ("As we gaze through the window"), III.viii ("Bursts of music all night"), III.ix ("The unfinished artwork"). Chicago Review, 44, 3&4, 1998, 1-16. With a bibliography. Cf. A.18.

D.231 "from 'Minding the Darkness'" II.vii ("Dukkha the first noble truth"), II.xii ("Am I to reenact"), III.xiii ("Once again! Insight"), IV.i ("And now for something a bit more serious"), IV.v ("The Emperor Frederick II"). Zyzzyva, XIV, 3 (Winter 1998), 83-96. With a bibliography. Cf. A.18.

D.233 [poem] "What Does It Mean?" Salmagundi 121-22 (Winter-Spring 1999), 147-51. [Section II.iii of Minding the Darkness, without bibliography.] Cf. A.18.

D.237 "from Minding the Darkness Section II.ix" ("Despite my good excuse"). The Malahat Review, Spring 1999, 49-53. Cf. A.18.

D.238 [from Minding the Darkness] "Earthway," Sections I.i-iii, II.i" ("If you want to change your life"). Agni, 49 [Spring 1999], 59-74. With a bibliography. Cf. A.18.

D.240 "Excerpts from Minding the Darkness," Sections ("The events which have"). FlashPoint, Spring 1999. With prefatory "Note," and bibliography. Cf. A.18, D.236.

D.241 "From Minding the Darkness," Sections "III.v" (III.ii, "In my mother's studio"), "" (III.iv, "Although it is some time now"). Followed by note, "How I Came to Write Minding the Darkness". New American Writing, Number 17. Pp. 34-41. Cf. A.18,

D.243 [From Minding the Darkness] "Second Retreat: Knife-Sharpening at Vajrapani." TriQuarterly 105 (Spring/Summer 1999). Pp. 25-33. Cf. A.18, D.236.

D.244 "FRS (From Minding the Darkness)". Canadian Literature 161/162 (Summer/Autumn 1999). Pp. 125-30. Cf. A.18.

D.248 "from Minding the Darkness: V.i." Partisan Review, 76, 4 (1999), [601-05]. Cf. A.18.

D.249 "Minding the Darkness: IV.x." Harvard Review, 17 (Fall 1999), 105-09. With a bibliography. Cf. A.18.

D.251 "from Minding the Darkness" []. Conjunctions, 33 [Fall 1999], 125-147. Cf. A.18.

D.253 "Minding the Darkness V.ii." Tikkun, 15, 1 (January-February 2000), 40-41. Cf. A.18.

D.254 "Minding the Darkness III.ix." Notre Dame Review, 9 (Winter 2000), 81-86. Cf. A.18.

D.257 "from Minding the Darkness (IV.xi)." Manoa, 12:1 "Silenced Voices: New Writing from Indonesia," [Summer 2000], 224-29. Cf. A.18.

D.259 "from Minding the Darkness: IV.ii, IV.iii, IV.iv." Epoch, 49:1, 2000 Series [Fall 2000], 41-59. Cf. A.18.

D.260 "from Minding the Darkness: A Poem for the Year 2000" (III.iii). Tri-Quarterly 107/108 (Winter,Spring/Summer 2000). Pp. 441-46. Cf. A.18.

D.261 "Retreat Poems." Inquiring Mind, 17, 1, Fall 2000, 26-27. Contains sections from Second and Third Retreats, all of "Fourth Retreat" ("Walking at Spirit Rock") from Minding the Darkness: A Poem for the Year 2000; plus section v ("Our teacher gives us...") from an unpublished Retreat Poem. Cf. A.18.

D.284 [Poem] "The Wings of Time Passing." New England Review, 22, 4 (Fall 2001), 79-80.

C.67. Only the Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami, ed. Judith R. Robinson, Joan E. Bauer & Sankar Roy. New Delhi: Rupa & Co., 2005. Contains "The Riddle," 130-31.

D.320 "A Poem: The Power of Prayer." Brick 77 (Summer 2006), 64-67.

D.326 (poems) ""Good-Bye to Thailand" ((i. Sawng Thaew, ii. Leaving Phayao), Yale Review, 94, 4, October 2006, 71-72.

D.329 (poem in translation) "L'oeuf de plongeon" ["The Loon's Egg"]. Translated by Jean Migrenne. Siecle 21, 9, Automne-Hiver 2006, 80-81.


D. 333. (Poems) "Two Meditations" ("Mae Salong," "Wat Pa Nanachat"), Conjunctions 47, Fall 2006.

D.337 "Professors to the rescue of trees." Contains poem, "Call to Chancellor Birgeneau." BAHA News, Journal of the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, January 27, 2007.

D.338 [Poem] "Making History, Unfolding World." FlashPoint, Spring 2007,

D.339 [Poem] "The Size of Earth: A Short, Simple Poem to Get Us Out of Iraq." FlashPoint, Spring 2007,

D.341 [Poems] "Above Siberia," "Bangkok Reunion." Epoch, 56.1 [Spring 2007], 111-12.

D.342 "A Poem: Wittenham Clumps." Brick 79 (Summer 2007), 86-88.

D. 349 [Six poems] "Difficulty," "Pelican," "Kingfisher," Graces," "Non E Cosa in Terra," "Christmas Retreat: Commuting to the Land of Medicine Buddha," Heyoka Magazine,

D.351 "Five poems: Cape Flattery, Washington, Turn of a Century, Mendocino, Words to Du Fu from the Oakland Airport Parking Lot, The Tao of 9/11." Jacket 34, October 2007. (For earlier versions of "The Tao of 9/11," see D.316 "A Ballad of Drugs and 9/11." FlashPoint, Spring 2006; also Lobster, October 2005.)

D.352 (two poems) "Luzern Symposium: Der inszenierte Terrorismus" and "Recalling V-J Day, 8/15/1945." nthposition online magazine, January 8, 2008.

D.357 "Mosaic of Orpheus: Five Canadian Poems". ("Occitanian Spring," "Something Precious," "Holy Land I: Truth," "Holy Land II: Force," "Confession".) FlashPoint #10, Spring 2008,

D.360 "Marianna." AQR: Alaska Quarterly Review, Vol. 25, No. 1 & 2, Spring & Summer 2008, 229-30.

D.366 (Poem) "Breathing Exercise: A How-To Poem," Queen's Quarterly, June 2008, 316-17.

D.380 [Poem] "Googling for Norbert," The Los Angeles Review, 5 (2008), 142-44.

D.398 "For Maylie Scott," Ryga: A Journal of Provocations (Okanagan, BC) 1 (Fall 2009), 153-64.

C.72 "Breathing Exercise: A How-To Poem", The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2009, ed. A.F. Moritz, (Toronto: Tightrope Books, 2009), 77-79.

D.401 [Poem] "Not for Long." Tikkun, March/April 2010, 78-79.

D.405 "Loving America," A Poem: "Love the people not the government",, July 31, 2010,

D.406 "In Honor of Pat Tillman:" A Poem: "Something we miss in this country, ", August 30, 2010, http://

D.409 "To the Tea-Party Patriots", GlobalResearch, November 2, 2010,

D.415 "From a Viewpoint Halfway Up the Telegraph Canyon Fire Trail I Look Across to the Golden Gate," Dhammamoon, December 2010,

D.431 [Poem] "Changing North America" Japan Focus: Asia Pacific Journal, June 27, 2011

D. 441 [poem] "Changing North America, Consequence, 4:1, Spring 2012, 9-25.

D.447 (a political poem) "Remembering Denise and People's Park,", Consequence Magazine, Spring 2013, .

D.486 "Three Poems" ("An Old Man out After Breakfast (Morning Walk)," "Before reading this book," "GREEK THEATER: Mario Savio and the Socratic Quest," Journal of Poetics Research, 4, March 2016,

D.492 Six poems on from my forthcoming book of poetry, Walking on Darkness (Sheep Meadow Press" September 2016): " Tavern Underworld," "Wildman in the Bathroom Mirror," " Walking on Darkness," " At Angkor Wat," " Movie Premiere," "Another Road",

D.497 [Two poems] "Finchity" and "Appearances", Leaping Clear, [Autumn 2016],

D.496 [Poem] "The Rest of This Poem Is Not in Words," Amass 61[Autumn 2016], 21.

D.498 [Poem] "Chainsaw Dhamma," Vallum, November 2016.