See below for a selection of Max's published poetry.


Milkweed Editions
Four Reincarnations

Poetry Society of America


The New Yorker
Poem to My Litter, (short animation on WNYC)

Poetry Magazine
The Big Loser
Dawn of Man
Boy Goes to War
The Soundscape of Life Is Charred by Tiny Bonfires
The Hope Chest
The TV Then Spoke of a Plague Afflicting the Machines
Poetry International Web

Boston Review
Seven Poems, (short animation of "Afternoon" on WNYC) :
   Poem about You Being Perfect and Me Being Afraid
   Radiation in New Jersey, Convalescence in New York
   The Senses
   Black Bulls
   Anatomic and Hydraulic Chastity

Three Poems
   Nobody Asked Anything
   Quiet Romance

Bomb Magazine

The Yale Review
Living It Up
Name My Time of Death and See What I Do to You

Touching the Floor

The Iowa Review
Poem Set in the Day and in the Night
Leisure-Loving Man Suffers Untimely Death
Dinner in Los Angeles, Raining in July

Parnassus Poetry in Review
The Final Voicemails / Down with the Landlord
Self Portrait as Jesus / Earthquake Country Before Final Chemotherapy
The Poorly Built House

The Glass Door

Literary Hub
The End
Aunt Fire

The Curve
Mommy Harangues Poor Randal / To Randal, Crow-Stealer, Lord of the Greenhouse
First Act of Self Adoration / Funeral Barge for the Supervising Engineer / The Conqueror / My Chair / Centaur Music
Send a Search Party / First Snowfall / A Final Walk with my Nephew
Giving her 100%

Poetry Northwest
Plush Bunny / For Crow

Uncle Needle / December 29 (print only)

Saint Anne's Review
Sky-Sex Dreams of Randal (print only)

Time / My New Friend
Holding Hands / Mom

The Journal
The Blimp

Los Angeles Review of Books (print only)
Poem to My Dog, Monday, On Night I Accidentally Ate Meat

Best American Poetry

The Grief Diaries
The Extra

Your Next Date Alone
My Bathtub Pal
Love Poem for Hera

To The Hands of My Painter

Yale Literary Magazine
Mount MyShrinks
Postcards from Mount Blanc 


His Majesty the Baby Literary Magazine
Randal and His Limitations