Monday, April 30, 2007

Do This

late Prokofiev still fresh beautiful more happens last April here alone Artemis daydream Astarte Aspasia civic realism feeble cinema fantasy seen clearly multicolored effusion hurry home the iris are blooming a chill a disappointing manuscript same old stalemate another writer meanwhile a different solution is found off hook "Door Open Shut" of Alfred de Musset Alfred Count if I want write play if not do this

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Ten Whats

angst-free lighting perfection abandoned too late worry better not "violently funny" anything readable everything contrived so beautiful afternoon sun sewer smell place only where you are crossing into Canada repeated effort write ten whats then on to the next recurrent phase as goat cheese sprinkler germinating seeds thanks Stafford van Itallie method good

Friday, April 27, 2007

Me Doing

me doing no distance interested or not no faking it seriously driveway socks waxing moon

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Our Gains

Stephen Hawking eight times weightless today go for it only a few great men lead forward more make pain from ego harm built in gravity rules other possibilities rise above danceability my arms enough no weapons needed this peacetime precious consolidate our gains come home to earth

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Silent Night

airport spiral character concepts (driving) stock up on goodies serious nap a few more lines chicken curry one act sufficient two poor movies and hopefully the parameters of everyone's life can become larger silent night

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Speak Up

obligatory verbiage emerges on cue after years meeting deadlines I can if called answer if neglected speak up application refreshes ideation absent here going puzzle awaits coming back resume dear routine I will be idle recover busy begun commit rent theatre pay deposit

Monday, April 23, 2007

My Chosen

more real with you though I can't explain what I mean I love you care be here in worry joy woe inconvenience travel plans revised across the table you my chosen easily decide the mousse excellent changing life outside

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Odd Lives

phrases fly past fast image bubbles mind flickers last festival gala feast six more poets too much just enough we manage not all enthuse each one still all reward attention engage speaking cleverly open up odd lives receptive enriched

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Red Tie

intense community role-playing afoot unremarked red tie RL jacket too darn big joy know marvelous people richly distinct each woes loves tribute eros respite welcome after swim facilitate midcourse correction nap revived for dinner even add something welcome my question is write with no readers

Friday, April 20, 2007

Start Now

cloud seahorse duck pure exuberance make dinner fourteen chicken more done enough now fully empowered can't dance but good at dishwashing thanks Lawson Inada Thich Nhat Hanh mindful here now so much to be done that I can't do never started start now

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Like Brahms

in China criticism is love Blogger transition solved thank you Google Blogger what a gift to this writer rolling through the poetry festival serious personae formidable commitment idle pleasure like Brahms

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Blue Sky

what you want to find is there dream dissolves real returns he stumbles on the stair falls you catch lightly ease down green leaves against blue sky won't tell you his name looks through your checkbook his vaguer leads you astray pink dogwood tiny appealing to better instincts beyond hope

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Stay Tuned

blind blog Blogger revamped post foiled John help other possibilities stay tuned anyone poet open reading equally valid I read final section "American Baby" '75 tended mike friendly eminence enjoyed Molly's macaroon listened closely to all

Monday, April 16, 2007

New Respect

City Hall scarlet singlet lost lower depth no office but cell may I use this desk eyes daubed black chase prankster lost crowd Hotel Delano too rich perfect White House view new respect viola Britons "21 Up" lost decades painfully recalled my own pitiful easily justifying wrong choices inevitable disillusionment anything can happen then we die

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Time Works

dreaming about him too anguishing often strange scenario picturesque overcoat city overlapping character our own so unsophisticated sparse and what about the way we used to feel hopeful personally perfectible well time works work strenghtens wears will flails against resistance

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Natural Courage

festival words multiple person worlds already overwhelmed reading hearing trying to understand each vocabulary aims open experience reflection light miscellaneous morning poets evening pros new mike much better crowd sun Wright room Jim Shugrue Lisa Steinman Dorianne Laux Tess Gallagher perform poems met Tess last week at Paulann's party wondrous person people words to celebrate life thinking speaking to connect show worth natural courage

Friday, April 13, 2007

Second Nature

give up then it happens they all say so we have books 18 more coming ISBN recovered in trash life farce "Aventurera" make fun women fierce no such melodrama real seasoning subtle sly virtuosity won by focus second nature what is first before letters words thought collected bound

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Boom Boom

anxiety of having a party seven or fourteen events ahead boom boom whether or not books poets people not even individuals come so far off cliff everything is imaginary if you see it so it is itself manifest Vonnegut understood the situation as well as anyone added buoyancy open eyed knowing nothing cures only kindness now reach wider smaller as numbers rise all lost begin again fresh this moment

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Kill Moss

theatre rug pulled out don't think about it fond grasping aside I gather the driz and poet all by the mess grizzled black molder pouring information presence kill moss bring back grass and poet all by the mess fingering notes faster Schumann Brahms windiest of seasons lentils leeks and poet all by the mess

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Serious Opinion

it's all irrelevant history is farce serious opinion repeats idiocy ill-picked dull my own view identical music purer temper wishes it real offhand will sorting values declines rich preconception

Monday, April 09, 2007

Old View

final revision long form this style disconcerting reimmerse old view do I still see believe things same surely not self world are changed what would I say now we'll soon see scared as ever what to trust own mind connives to reassure blur justify obsolete confusion

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Spring Rain

children grow up lives continue writers gather spring rain lilacs chocolate takes different forms survival accrues respectability at least something is enough for someone else coming next week to be present and pay attention to whatever arises whoever appears book in hand the beyond professional artist executes intentional cues leave further explanation outdoors

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Far Worlds

poet man in pool play man in mind architect dreamer driving in the rain natural sense color rhythm shape space not smell good ears less reliable seeing others have lives far worlds I envy Bohemia Paris any vernacular cottage concluding episode harsh hardly abrupt fog swirls in pale dissolves nothing

Friday, April 06, 2007

True Culture

reading poetry to the people the bank ababble folkloric dancers dressing Mexican Native American Chilean Argentine Christopher reads Heine Hölderlin Goethe in high German translates Kelley embodies Dorothy Parker I offer Eliot after all these years true culture appreciative community

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Grass Attack

new phone grass attack kill moss lime help mow summer like new mike test barn first book binding issues shared vision John good feeling looking book ahead encouraging moves cast David Laurel alternate spendy only forward

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

No One

globalization means Americanization of the planet no one wants that this pattern unsustainable lonely consumptive both ends burnt separate manipulated politicians never mention art beauty transcendant meaning profound satisfactions of ordinary being power kills ingenuity in weapons treasure spent on destruction imposition our shallow will humanity is close at hand within each grasping is our lower course defined by dollars bosses buying wanting bad already here other cultures richer as they are

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Going Again

pumice scouring stick brown ring toilet bowl gone private writing makes raga disappear paper source mystery solved fuzzy slippers 49-cent fleece jacket feeling virtuous twelve pounds lighter still dieting Lent still cold pool warm current mild why unpack going again everything easy to say so secret is right sweater attitude action in good time

Monday, April 02, 2007

Regular Features

moon full cold clatter horse blankets dryer after Brahms reading Redon compromised paper cover diy strikes regular features tulip reds yellows brightest aurora lunaria spectrum selectively visible stars changing future ready everything expecting the best

Sunday, April 01, 2007

All Nothing

vulnerable body multiple systems sites and if it rains in the afternoon then it is most pleasant not to have the feeling that you have to do anything sunny three degrees below normal we are always searching for the right path and are always on it already or have a crazy idea all your life a single crazy idea listening reading looking that's all nothing compared with this one single crazy idea Bernhard