Wednesday, August 31, 2016

8.31


cloudless blue white sky above black plane of ridge

crows calling from black pine branch across from it


repetition, whether sight that came from demand for

perhaps one sees another, relation to, may speak of


really quite remarkable that a person of my age not

far from “crossing the bar” can be as happy as I am


red line of clouds above shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

8.30


pink red edges of clouds above still shadowed ridge

blue jay landing on edge of weathered redwood fence


exhibition of renderings, eldest of the children of

figure understood, series of drawings, body whereas


Ginsberg on deathbed asking Baraka “do you need any

money? I’m dying but not worried, that’s how it is”


yellow orange line of cloud above shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Monday, August 29, 2016

8.29


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

four sparrows slanting toward branch across from it


variation of the boundary of, expression given here

measured, between points, in this case length which


Martha Graham ending her autobiography by asking at

age ninety-six “What is there for me but to go on?”


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Sunday, August 28, 2016

8.28


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of bees beside lavender flowers in foreground


appearing determined just are, therefore as what is

phenomenon, other kind of object, respect for facts


wind in trees yesterday wedding sound effect leaves

wild as in “Blow Up,” upstairs bedroom fading light


grey whiteness of fog above plane of shadowed ridge

white wave in mouth of otherwise motionless channel


Saturday, August 27, 2016

8.27


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

blue jay landing on edge of weathered redwood fence


objective, overlapping of present in the passing of

other one, have you heard what, have the impression


process of registrations interweavings or layerings

of consciousness kept another time beyond quotidian


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Friday, August 26, 2016

8.26



grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

sound of jet passing to the right above pine branch


no longer satisfied with, practice as it was for so

opaque, observes all that without, before and above


seeing/hearing things in words that will not change

thinking both suspect and capable of undoing itself


grey whiteness of fog reflected in plane of channel

osprey with fish flapping to the right toward point


Thursday, August 25, 2016

8.25



fog still in window across from yellow and blue bed

blue jay standing on edge of shadowed redwood fence


appear, several important other references cited in

double exposure, backview understood, shortly after


something about perception of things out the window

on the table, intersection of physical and abstract


still grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

white wave in mouth of otherwise motionless channel


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

8.24


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

five sparrows landing on feeder in right foreground


position with respect to, where the field is varied

three at rest, stationary system, at what point two


father’s note on Ginsberg’s “disposition of ashes,”

wants his in the hills and offshore at Yankee Point


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white wave breaking in otherwise motionless channel


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

8.23


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

sparrow landing on black pine branch across from it


looking into names, since themselves in relation to

visible context, material in it, looking or viewing


imagine how each of us has grown up under influence

of the woman who gave life to us in the first place


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking to the right of channel


Monday, August 22, 2016

8.22


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

traffic stopped on way to scattering mother’s ashes


past the event objective, fixed positions not to be

physical, not there still, another one “what music”


stretch out the phenomenon of being present so that

looking is seeing, the arriving of blue green light


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

wingspan of egret gliding to the right toward point


Sunday, August 21, 2016

8.21


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

sparrows landing on column of feeder across from it


anticipates the scale one vertical, following these

observes all that, before it, only in those moments


as an aside “last week was kind of sad,” her little

brother drove to the Golden Gate Bridge then jumped


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

wingspan of egret flapping to the left toward point


Saturday, August 20, 2016

8.20



waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed

grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge


anyone includes numerous, first volume of projected

one patch of surface, one at a time, circles figure


memorial for my mother, still alive in another room

but I don’t see her, who will die when this is done


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Friday, August 19, 2016

8.19


light in window across from the yellow and blue bed

sparrow calling from shadowed branch across from it


in addition to the field, from the beginning derive

observer, measures length of, in the same way as if


have you seen Mercury to the right of Jupiter (from
east to west Mars Saturn Venue Jupiter and Mercury)


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Thursday, August 18, 2016

8.18


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

honeybee by lavender flower beside green front door


as experience to relation to, so that by naming its

anything more than after, there, window looking out


important things going on in evening sky, alignment

of planets not to be repeated for two hundred years


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

8.17


fog still in window across from yellow and blue bed

dream of people none of whom know each other’s name


sequence of coming to, in short passing by becoming

impression of beats, air, (sound) and light (color)


something (word, part of word, mark of punctuation)

making visual/acoustic pattern of reading/listening


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white line of wave to the right of channel


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

8.16


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

bird landing on shadowed pine branch across from it


present setting sun, gave way to star-filled format

animal in the world, turn which has taken, “object”


walking into camera obscura, cupping left hand over

aperture, in the darkness see the seeing of nothing


still grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

wingspan of gull flapping to the right toward point


Monday, August 15, 2016

8.15


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge
two blue jays perched on left edge of redwood fence

while includes as well as numerous, first volume of
earlier picture, converge on one, turns at touch of

shapes of words on page as much a part of things as
sound that’s left after everything else washes away

grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge
pelican flapping across motionless plane of channel


Sunday, August 14, 2016

8.14


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed
something about the line about dropping into a wave

variant position, seen in if not expressed in field
along the axis of, length moving, imagine following

kind of like my childhood dream of finding a book I
could never finish, looking toward face of the blue

grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge
line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Saturday, August 13, 2016

8.13


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window
grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

as the looking one is not mere, lets what is appear
heads looking out window, not visible, after images

parenthetical statement concerning Drayton’s Idea’s
Mirror whose title has stuck between eyes for years

light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge
line of pelicans flapping across motionless channel


Friday, August 12, 2016

8.12


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge
after image of window in unmade yellow and blue bed

that when comes into past not bereft of, inverse of
depths of, corresponds to register of, RED can give

got “red” on the brain in conjunction with the past
echo of “read,” reading of past inscribed in memory

grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge
white wave breaking in otherwise motionless channel


Thursday, August 11, 2016

8.11


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed
light blue green bike leaning against redwood fence

representing time of day, leave question of whether
“open,” such that against is before it, thus opaque

here then back and forth between words when written
always feeling them made to hear from here to there

whiteness of fog against shadowed shoulder of ridge
wingspan of gull flapping to the right toward point


8.10


grey blackness of fog still against invisible ridge
shadowed birds perched on rose branch in foreground

objects still in an oval, selected three in another
picture focus, drawing as if to, of similar subject

each letter appears in time as a beat, rhythm which
doesn’t repeat sounds that get lost in other sounds

grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge
whiteness of wave breaking across windblown channel


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

8.9



grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

sound of unseen car passing in street in foreground


invariant with respect to the two fields, or fields

given, is also stationary along the axis of, motion


not visual area beyond map, even the can not green,

the first person not continuous, ruptured by commas


grey white fog reflected in motionless grey channel

wingspan of pelican flapping to the right toward it


Monday, August 8, 2016

8.8


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

sound of cars passing in street in right foreground


light where it is said of the sun, visible in light

between see and remember, willing to see, pass over


finding itself in itself syllable by syllable, word

by word if one is to feel the forms of motion in it


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

pelican flapping to the right toward fog on horizon


Sunday, August 7, 2016

8.7


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of jet above black pine branch across from it


when present with it, was what was to come after it

with its deep magnificent sounds, “see” BLUE, green


consistency in the nearly, if not altogether, total

freedom from reference to or turning back on itself


grey line of fog against shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Saturday, August 6, 2016

8.6


grey whiteness of fog again against invisible ridge

honeybee buzzing at lavender beside green back door


may have been dictated as much by precious, related

open document, reader who questioned him, writes of


meanwhile and otherwise, oleander and bougainvillea

are blooming, butterflies in lavender boat behaving


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

wingspan of gull flapping across toward the horizon


Friday, August 5, 2016

8.5


awake in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge


dark still life landscape with eleven objects, five

picture breaks, emotional distance, fix perspective


offstage action felt as invisible onstage presence,

this kind of intangible (thought) could be followed


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

line of five pelicans gliding across toward horizon