TRIANGLE

the pack, as in cards or dogs or the one after Enigma Variations but it’s snowing and there are no birds finally, a female cardinal teapot and cup beside a four-poster bed with the long shadows of sunrise on a plank floor I love you truly madly deeply mountain laurel and a Cigar Store Indian […]

PRELUDE & FUGUE 35/

red maple on gray rock against vertical tan stripes the pooling and hill *   *   * blue-eyed moth on yellow chopstick folder star lilies against horizontal green striation Chinese river scene, the coin inscribed from a tickle-free zone of “Dried Dark Plums” red maple on gray rock against vertical tan stripes pooling under a blue-eyed […]

COURANT

with closed eyes, a bare-shouldered young Victorian woman and black gloves holds the exploding champagne bottle upside down the next leg of your journey has been canceled smells the foaming am I waking? I keep forgetting where I’ve been (where I put this or that) who said what even me on the horn: “the One […]

PRELUDE & FUGUE 34/

the angel Aquarius, with a bare foot pointed to the stars reclines on a stone bench in front of a domed courthouse *   *   * Vermont green in decline where money was once transformed into Corinthian columns and porticos overlooking lawns high over reflected water as much as the Grand Hotel first-floor porch the length […]

NORWEGIAN POLKA

a violent angel atop an apple in the solitary tree set in a meadow between blue ridges or the stream bounding over boulders it’s important to dream a dandelion amid violets marigolds blooming against gray tree trunks or swim trunks the stone arch at the bottom of the Cocheco Falls millworks to be sharing a […]

PRELUDE & FUGUE 33/

four pale sets of lips rimmed in frost prayer flags and the Potala *   *   * prayer flags and Potala of burning Buddhas in rocky arena “251,” plus that Tibetan Red Tara’s recipe for Himalayan incense prayer flags and the Potala of burning Buddhas in rocky “251” four burning bushes in the recipe for Himalayan […]

PROCESSIONAL

an agenda old business, new business, negotiations, nominations and new business to lay out our varied projects, without all these miles between us half of the time the grace of the functional line a keel, a shaft the arrow or passage itself Joy & Anger parked on a downtown street strewn with flowers or the […]