Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Warming Trend

Sooner or later we have to concede that romance is not what it should be but would be what it could be. spell alstroemeria measure warming trend falling stocks cashmere socks Turkish mysteries banal commercial questions rising love etc. morning hardon political travel documents long-range hope

Monday, February 26, 2007

My Own

cleaning the house takes me as long as Claudia all morning then I have to sit down and recover time elastic pool routine changed repairs syncopated rhythm days entirely my own

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Simple Interest

The storks left Alsace during the war and many of them have remained in Spain. no date is this current information much once known is now forgotten simple interest if true seeks convey healing sounds restorative herbs I listen words come pages turned breath free on another schedule

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Being True

not my duty to suffer too useless darken bright joy another harping ignorant Kucinich can speak about war for me right so what instead think something else reality transformed higher hidden being true

Friday, February 23, 2007

Dark Bed

dreams like Hamlet sudden turn weird dread body seized rise pee sip water dark bed still waits light read anything New Yorker better thinner more flex cold hand holding warm friend close

Thursday, February 22, 2007

File Delivery

dental hygiene swimming poetry typing file delivery finally book moment billpay omelet solitaire Brahms "Porco Rosso" exquisite frolic return Christmas biscotti what can anybody make of that

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Persian Food

"Volver" swoony aesthetic thrills paper search not easy Persian food zoom home through rain Mt. Angel unsurprised I like surprise if good past good choose what remember Spanish emotion if lucky spared trauma wake refreshed enriched complexity revealed in gesture

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Try Again

another season shall I try again Julian as Bob Alfred Frank dream on their own lives elsewhere full hardly middle-aged reaching how else muster energy hard campaign who else to play hometown swim today hard rain sudden sun pool warm reviving gorgeous light if dreaming only scenery no drama poetry paper virtual words plied in patterns imaginary architect

Monday, February 19, 2007

Good Boys

I am so disciplined did exactly what I intended back work book John Dodd all good boys deserve praise bad boys don't always have more fun remember present resolves past gone still fondly dream figured nothing to do but wake

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Soft Knives

The short walk to the gate Laughter falls like petals before our steps Once again we are made of gestures in the dark I do not wait too long Given air your laughter answers Your open lips meet mine Soft knives change me I remember the taste of your mouth Hands on your sides your face A breaking away Only voices in the dark

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Even So

into the city and out fast a date well garlicked "Volver" sold out friendly talk about family feeling how government works badly rain softly just now resuming season march first buds early blooming smile again recover disappointment living even so

Friday, February 16, 2007

Everything Else

If you try to work backward, you'll quickly discover that everything is dependent on everything else. The essence of an existent is…the principle of the series [of appearances]. Subjectivity is competitive. Nothing may be better than something. Kick in the door.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Two Seconds

two minutes to write two seconds to read

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Love Bridge

story Times sex ed old age neglects mention love sex is not just physical (releasing tension clearing tubes) pleasural (bodywise) instrumental (baby) sex best expresses love bridge other close trusting intimate passionate attraction tender fierce then soft together given over tropical island moment sex makes love makes sex sweet more love later

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Future Desk

jammed up Helvetica make me write differently obligatory change jam up words too much else do write funders $$ script minutes checks file not to mention swimming personal concerns health etc. weather books movies solitaire eats p.o. shop drive around music news all bad best chocolate Le Noir Amer back to future desk

Monday, February 12, 2007

All Good

1980 affirmative 1968 too all good connections persist I wish I act something comes if I don't fix it who will no one wonders why we differ we are almost all the same imagination runs away with us mental constructs replace real affinity blood gratitude Measuring ourselves against the masters of the present, we regret nothing except our failure to prevail. (Robert Stone)

Sunday, February 11, 2007

First Rejoice

wild heart fullness days such art releases attitude imagination leaps across footlights fellow leapers play conviction flaunt silliness tragic beauties how explain refresh my personality first rejoice

Saturday, February 10, 2007

What Fits

just us again three city trips in three days too much car sitting alone I saw "Little Children" it stopped abruptly houselights music we waited quietly then started right where it stopped like life and epic poetry what fits is all there is not to be continued

Friday, February 09, 2007

Poets Know

Leonard Cohen OKs our using quote Tess Gallagher says yes to our event poets know what's important worth doing even if none of us knows what dangerous wrong Bush will do next even we three informed concerned responsible swim in history aghast ignorant boggled imperative unfurls I don't believe in power not the real

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Niched Out

completely wasting time a little vital to my energy budget flow one thing after another too too legs pity mind seeing double Carol tackling dam danger no one else to do it how will they manage when we old folks are gone everything going to hell no curmudgeon I want to love the new always did niched out we are not who it is for more lost civilizations long forgot

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Fine Carving

Egypt had time for fine carving slaves don't explain or religion altogether different yet beauty speaks direct across vast gulfs finest art first making whether repetition furthers crazy death beyond imagined god or kings intoxicated monumental gone

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Less Future

hard to believe anything gets done time has stopped but it does Miss Chase written emailed invoiced poetry lists in the computer safe I hope everything finished leaves less future thinking up books to read or write movies view consider road trips hot springs mountain ranges languages never to be climbed or learned still satisfied local weather changes thought patterns opens access step on through

Monday, February 05, 2007

Ever Slower

doing anything is too much trouble how fun otherwise ever slower more gap imagine actual work showing up all day three children year after year even retired hours short flash blue techno rescue Schubert fifteen age unfortunately mind is in the body forever now belies all expectation

Saturday, February 03, 2007

Water World

between islands no landmarks water world moving never still oil soap drying floor Dvorak 8 10 minutes barn dinner shining after illness normal life again winter rains checks blue flash research other obligations stay up late snag friend late Jet Blue

Friday, February 02, 2007

Two Heads

If you've ever talked to somebody with two heads you know they know something you don't. (Diane Arbus) so talk about writing two dream workshops Diane di Prima Sam Shepard cries breakfast anxiety proved correct Peter Sears better real too write this that revise improve do tricks collective intelligence anyone can but do they not necessarily reach around with your left hand and pat yourself on the back if you can

Thursday, February 01, 2007

What About

Shaw's wacky characters come go jabbering like mad what fun we had in short I'm basically better thank heaven ready for all-day writing what about not so level prairies deer fences plumbing repairs too usual full moon brightness amazes graham crackers gingery Mozart or the war generals dubious hedging no way back damage not undoable