05 June 2021

4039

4039
At the intersection of memory
And its making partners
Of the moon and circumstance
Stands solitude's totem,
To which the sun itself is correspondent,
Though it be but a sand of recollection,
A dim vespers to a festival
Of the figured I. 

23 April 2021

4037

4037

I live by the way
When not looking but
At the cat's green eye,
The heavy snow and wall of sky,
And maybe Bruegel's hunters trudging by
On the way to eternity
Borne with a patient eye
And as weightless as the snow and sky.

 

26 December 2020

4034

4034

To pass is forever

Yet out the window nothing really moves,

Not the crossing geese, the parking cars,

The intermittent face; the dailyness:

As if eternity were a point,

A present moment.

07 November 2020

4029

4029 

A clout on the head

With a word from wind

To wood made me wordless:

Such respite!

To sense without reflection

Like a cat at a window.



05 September 2020

4025

4025

Full flowers most unseasonably

Lush even to the cobbles where

Oval shadows of leaves tremble

With the air

Ephemeral as a glance,

Remember?

Virtual lilac rosemary violet

Infused corridors bloomed,

Like courts in panoply,

Long in show yet short in everyway

External.


09 July 2020

4023

4023
Call it idleness
To take today for yesterday
Every grain of sand the same,
Every face, every distant voice.
Every gull the same indeed.
Tomorrow's wave will curl
Idly so, every glint and shadow,
Just the same as today's.