Pilgrim published poetry


Timothy Pilgrim's accepted and published poems -- 384 of them, each accompanied by a photo or photo-illustration, most of them Pilgrim's -- are linked below.

Recent Pilgrim published or accepted poems (30 thus far in 2017) include the likes of "Call waiting," "Storm," "Not biting," "Centered," "Odd," "Sweet peace," "Executive orders," "Still glow," "Damp dance," "Cairn," "Sea change" and "Homeless night watchman."

Good bets from 2016 include "Past tents," "Light found to have weight," "Vacuuming around the dead," Existential haircut," "War memorial" "Homage," "Afghanistan misery index," "Silenced night," "My last professor" and "Revolutions."

From 2015, poems such as "Mapping water," "Little adobe something-or-other in Santa Fe," "I cannot do the splits," "Out of Missoula," "Tent not taken" and "Summer maid" are vintage Pilgrim. 

In 2013 and 2014, "One-mime town," "Breathing snow," "Chicken," "Choppy water," "Gerunds running down my leg," "Smudging," "Ken Burns effect," "Gestapo glaciers," "Zigzag mowing" and "Water birthing" are among several dozen published.

In 2011-12, ones such as "300 streams of memory," "Painting lesson," "Missed connections" and "Two dogs, one stick" are available. 

Longtime popular poems from earlier years include "At the Nez Perce camp with Spirit Woman," "Vacuuming your cat," "Destined to rhyme," "Seduced by metaphor,"  "Angle of repose" and even Pilgrim's first poem, "The woods near our home."

Seven poems -- "After the falls" and "Half lithe," accepted by Prole Press in the U.K., "Full of yourself" and "Summer hymn," accepted by Red River Review," "Dry rope" and "Real man howls," accepted by Toasted Cheese, and "Gone to rubble," accepted by Black Fox Literary Magazine -- cannot be available here for a time (under publication rules specified by the journals). Check for those poems here later!

(copyrighted Carolyn Dale photo: Timothy Pilgrim on Blackcomb Mountain, B.C.)