Chronological Listing of the Collected Poems of J.L. Stanley
(c) 1983 to 2011
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Last update: May 22, 2011
2011
This tenderness
What the Mermaid wants

2010
Karma
Rocket Garden

2009

2008
Cocoa Beach
Starlight
Awakening
This Loneliness
Now
Imagine Life
The Rice Box

2007
Find Yourself a River
Aphrodite on the BART Train
How to Stop Time
Our Dream
The Good Husband
The Purpose of Life was Joy
Utter Loneliness

2006
Beloved and bereft
Five Rainbows
In the wild world
I am innocent of love
It's too late for me to write a love poem for you
Old Soul
The Price of Love
The Turning Gate
The World is what it has always been
Ungnyeo the Bear Woman
White Narcissus

2005
I cast you out
In her eyes
Moonlight
Oakland HIlls
Scythian Gold
Six Songs for the Wind
The Buckeye Tree
Time
What can you do with a Blackberry vine?
Winter Sky

2004
Exile in the Dreamtime
Learning Death
Other Paths
Sins of the Father

2003
A Thousand Lilies
Altitude
Between Darkness and the Light
Broken
Come to me
Days later
Dragonfly
Drink Dreams
Elegy for a vampire
Fallen
Gift of Burning
Hard Magic
She Dreams of Him
In the morning
Kali
Minuet
Night Blooming Jasmine
Star Birth
Take me into your dark green heaven
The Light
Twilight
Winter King

2002
Do I have to chose
Forgetting History
Gazing through Lilies
He is the Color of Fire
He wakes at dawn
I need a dream of you
Maenad
Make a dream of me
Now I know what love is
Quietly I wait
Sad loving
Shall I touch your face
The City of the Dead
The Dance
The End of Gravity
The Path
The Song
With His Eyes
Woven Threads

2001
Alone
Appalachian Genealogies
Bolter
Call of blood
Earth's desire
Edge of an Era
Faithless lover
Father
Lassen in winter
Poem for Ovila
Sailing
Seasons on a northern shore
See the Earth
Seeing the invisible
Snowdrift
Song of the red ochre woman
The Gift of Dionysus
The Green Man
The Lost Civilization
This futile word Love
Through Silent Woods
Weaving

2000
Calling
Circle Song
End of the world
Gingko
Innocence
Reunion
Stone woman

1998
Child is father to the man
Dryad
Nativity
Precious Bane
She learned to wait
Smoother hands
What child not held

1997
In a dream

1993
Autum's Eve
Deliverance
Hope
Hunter's moon
I'll forget you in winter
Sea Change
Shatter in the Light
The Race
View from the water meter

1992
Ariadne's Song
Easier to have a broken heart
I cannot heal you
Solitary Journey
The daughter recognizes mothers
The Room
What I learned from you
When you leave
When you reached for me in the night
Why did she ever dream
Woman of grace

1991
Water lily

1990
Beauty
Burney falls
Circle dance
Desert of ice
Dryad
Firetrail at Midnight
Firs
Harvest
Journey's end
Lilies
Mother mother
Music
Necessary rhythms
Resurrection of Eve
Summer Song
The Second Side of the Universe
The Underwater Path
Wish

1989
Naming
Sin Eater
Birthday

1988
Pretender
That man took the music

1987
Advice to a Fanatic's Father
Appalachian Exile
Bastard of the world's most famous man
Dusty window
Exile 
Frail thread
Lagend
Lullabye
Mother hands
My hands
Pilate
The Lilac Ring

1986
A Different Heaven
A Million Unopened Days
Barek
Barren
Catechism for a witch's child
Colors of Love
Corona Borealis
Daughter of Anteaus
Daughter of Stone
Earth Psalm
For Dennis
Her hands are fear
Her heart was the gentle lilac
His hands
Holy Grail
Infinity
Jaenam
Kubla Khan
Leaf Song
Listen to the wind
Lovers of the rain
Music is the dangerous thing
Old woman on Leavenworth
Saint Jennifer
See the Sun
Shameless women
She cannot be
Sun
The journey between life and you
The Line
The sky can remember
The Waking Time
Trinity

1985
All that a man is
All the gentle fragile ones
Ancient dreams
Beneath the eyes of holier men
Berkeley blues
Brief reunion
Center of the universe
Choosing
Daughter of Bohemia
e.e.
Eve falls in Manhattan
Fate
LIttle Girl irl in a blue armchair
I want to love you
Manzanita
Ode to Apollo
Rainsound
Repentance
Somewhere under the ten thousand stars
Stillnight
Sunday afternoon
Touchstone
Unseen woman
Waiting 

1984
4 am feeding
Babylon
Blanco  
Democracy
Elegy for an older sister
Evolutionary cat
First love
How can she keep moving
Magical Night
Marriage
Nightdream
Orion
Pine forest in Georgia

1983
A touch unfocused
Afrikaans
Blanco in winter
Chaos
Deeper rhythm
Job offer
Mirror
Nameless
Place makes you
Rue St. Germain
Snowy Afternoon in Amsterdam
There a hundred people pass
Wildland