Archive for February, 2006

Argh

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

The solution to having to get up at 4:30 a.m. to catch an early flight? Just don’t sleep! At all. Oy.

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A First Draft

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

California Living After supper I make amends tomy body, taking it for a walk —four miles marched, punctuatedby the blat-blat-blat of a Harley,the Doppler whoosh of small metalworlds on wheels I am bathed in a sodium yellowstreetlight buzzing industriallylike nothing heard in naturethis din of light pierced bythe ersatz bird chirp of acrosswalk signal Gazing […]

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Just Stillness

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Still Still The cats sleep. The furnace belchesdust and heat. A dying man tries to breathe. Just a machine, your chest risingand falling. Bleached leaves flap like wings. The creek, still still, still solid. The holein the oak, abandoned. Frogs dream of life beneath the ice. The hole longs to be filled.The concrete angel on […]

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