Publications

These works have been published in print or online periodicals or in anthologies.

POEMS
Aaron, Gone Soft
Brilliance in Bed, Slow Trains and Adab.com: Modern Arabic Poetry (apparently translated into Arabic)
By the Metro, Bachy
Cake, Jewish Currents
Clouds Cover the Mark, Junction
Cycle, Third Rail
Deer’s Abode, The Empty Vessel
Echo at Split Mountain, Venice West West
Flower, Bachy
Fourth Option, Kansas Quarterly
From an Old Chinese Text on Yoga, The Empty Vessel
Genealogy, Bachy
House at the Foot of Chung-nan, Contact II
Inside Abraham’s Tent, Numinous
Interview with John Ashbery, By Ellen Wissoff and Henry Rasof, The Modularist Review
journey, Direction
Laurel, Slow Trains
Letter to Governor Wei Chi, Zone 2
One Day It Stopped,  Willmore City
Pas de Deux, Bachy
People Dancing, Louisville Recreation Center Chapbook
1961, Summer 1979 New York State Waterways Project
Pet Shop, October 1979 New York State Waterways Project
Rambam Laments, Jewish Currents
Rebirth, Bits
Reshut to Nishmat 1, Poetica
Rubber Bands, Riverrun
Second Pas de Deux, Salome
Short Story Made Long, Bachy
Song of the Mathematician, Bachy
Spring, The Empty Vessel
Susan, Junction
Text on Painting, Bachy
The Talmud of Death, Poetica
The Fawn, New Earth Review
The Meeting Bachy
The Pearl Diver, The Empty Vessel
The Play, Bachy
The Room, Junction
The Search, The Empty Vessel
The Song, Dodeca
The Woman, Third Rail
Them, Bachy
Thoughts, The Empty Vessel
To Governor Chang, with Mansing Lee, Yoga Journal
To Witness, Beatitude
Tumbling, Slow Trains
Two Poems by Pierre Louys, Helen Review 
venice west venice,  Zone One
wrecking crew, Louisville Recreation Center Chapbook

JEWISH LITURGICAL POEMS
The following were all published in 2015 in the Boulder Jewish News and are now included in my book Here I Seek You: Jewish Poems for Shabbat, Holy Days, and Everydays (2016):
Here I Seek You
I Have Sought You
Everything That Breathes Praises You
Could We Live
Nine Days of Breath
What or Who Is the Source of Blessing?
You Who Creates Day and Night
All Is Beautiful and Holy
Come and See
Light of Lights
Let’s Thank the Mystery of Life
Only You
I Think of You
Without Saying Why
Who Is Like You?
Blazing Stars
Hovering
ALAS!–EICHAH!–You Sit Alone (An Elegy for Tishah b’Av)

PROSE POEMS
Most of these have also been published in my book Chance Music: Prose Poems 1974-1982 (2012)
An Apocrypha, Partisan Review
Art of Dance, Salome
At the Dock, Junction
At the Theatre, Zone One
At the Opera, Thunder Mountain Review
Chance Music, Gallimaufry
Country Bumpkins, Beyond Baroque
Delicate View of the Steeple, Brooklyn College Alumni Review
End of an Era, Pinstripe Fedora
Fifth Daughter, Pinstripe Fedora
The Firebird, Salome
The House, Motley-Locus-Focus [and also published as a chapbook The House (2008)]
Isadora Duncan, Salome
Lake’s of the Clouds, Brooklyn College Alumni Review
Life’s Tilted Cup, Wisconsin Review
Literature of Mountains, Brooklyn College Alumni Review
Mediterranean Sunlight, Brooklyn College Alumni Review
Missing Flower, Salome
Movement Underwater Brings Grief, Thunder Mountain Review
Neighbor John, New Infinity Review
On the Trail of Borges, In Stereo Press (prose-poem essay)
North-South Game, Pinstripe Fedora
Poem with a Shape, Bachy
Preamble, Pinstripe Fedora
Return to the Hot Club of France, Salome
Search for Survivors, Bachy
South of the Border, Monkey Puzzle
Sustained Tone, Jumping in Place, Thunder Mountain Review
The Word That Was Lost, Technology of the Heart

SOUND POEMS
Axioms, In Stereo Press
Colorado, Louisville Chapbook and In Stereo
The Fawn, New Earth Review
Heated and Cheated, Variety Theater
He Be Gee Bell, Baobab 5
Honey Honey, Black Box 12
It is, Breathingspace/77, 1977
Kola Joe, Baobab 5
Long Poem, Variety Theater
Miami Maya, Black Box 12
Short Poem, Oggi Poesia Domani 9/79 and Breathingspace/77, 1977
Wichita Falls 1, Text-Tound Texts and Breathingspace/77, 1977
Wichita Falls 2, Text-Sound Texts and Black Box 12
www.discogs.com/artist/703651-Henry-Rasof. Recordings of four Sound Poems–“Short Poem,” “It Is, and “Wichita Falls,” and “Oh No.”

ESSAYS
Crisis in Poetry (essay),  A Critical Ninth Assembling (Precisely: 6789)
John Ashbery and the Poetics of Piracy (faux essay) (coauthored with Ellen Wisoff), The Modularist Review