Friday, September 30, 2016

9.30



light coming into sky above shadowed plane of ridge

jet passing above pine branches in right foreground


soon after some with whom he becomes again, serious

detached from it, present not feeling, future tense


Libertarian Party candidate having an Aleppo moment

after being asked to name a foreign leader he likes


pale orange sky above shoulder of still black ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Thursday, September 29, 2016

9.29


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

forgetting to bring c o n t i n u u m to The Bunker


identical variations rise from, formation described

at an instant, stationary system, observe reflected


woman in 1588 lamenting “I grieve and dare not show

my discontent / I do and dare not say I ever meant”


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9.28


light coming into fog against still invisible ridge

sound of jet passing over pine branch in foreground


surrounds it emerges, not for the fact that absence

that, in such practice as effect, not thought sense


reading Stein transcript, I think more and more not

of sentences and words but of letters and syllables


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

9.27


light coming into sky above shadowed plane of ridge

waning white moon beside pine branch across from it


instant they are together in, would be what happens

in your eyes, five senses could be, not color alone


woman in a blue green shirt and grey jacket sitting

at end of table noting “I don’t think you trust me”


yellow orange sky beside shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Monday, September 26, 2016

9.26


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

curve of waning white moon by branch across from it


similar later, made after considered “translations”

physics open in sense of, taken up by it, therefore


something or someplace has been left to gather webs

arrived at color and light, light as a binder space


red orange of sky beside shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Sunday, September 25, 2016

9.25


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

sweptback wingspan of jet passing above pine branch


which along with position which, soon after falling

remain, gave rise to such as, figure they don’t see


clueless to what perspective originally claim them,

a reminder to tie up loose ends or else let them go


yellow orange sky beside shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Saturday, September 24, 2016

9.24


light coming into sky above shadowed plane of ridge

white edge of moon above pine branch across from it


known from fact that and, follows from variation in

system, “time of system,” imagine further that with


imagine the magnitude of feelings for wounded child

choked up to the point of hardly being able to talk


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

lines of pelicans gliding to the right toward point


Friday, September 23, 2016

9.23


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

white half moon by shadowed branches across from it


distorted by form because of such, what forgot what

distance from eye, talked about, think that was not


first thought “first I read with my husband’s eyes,

then with punctuation so I could feel the tripping”


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Thursday, September 22, 2016

9.22


light coming into sky above shadowed plane of ridge

first bird chirping from pine branch across from it


continuity as phenomenon, is matter of this instant

these colors, or listener there, thinking “receive”


is it language really speaking (saying, showing) to

us, so that our thinking is listening to its voice?


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

9.21


light coming into clouds above still shadowed ridge

whiteness moon to the left of branch across from it


process and possibilities of line, late confinement

sense of openness of sky, still removed, thought of


hiking continues apace, 312 miles so far this year,

up in the redwoods, stream affording thinking times


diagonal grey plane of clouds slanting across ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

9.20


first light in sky above still shadowed plane ridge

whiteness of waning moon by branches across from it


take part in one day, see present which includes it

depicted, picture of face of moon, such “images” of


remembering Lawrence, nothing so marvelous as being

alone in the phenomenal world, raging and yet apart


grey line of fog against shadowed shoulder of ridge

waning whiteness of moon above point across from it


Monday, September 19, 2016

9.19


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

waning white circle of moon to the left of branches


between left-hand side of whether or not, these can

be determined, “length of system,” body in position


man on left claiming “you can’t make a pile without

digging a hole, landscapes unchanged in human time”


red orange lines of clouds beside shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Sunday, September 18, 2016

9.18


light coming into blue whiteness of fog above ridge

white circle of moon beside branches across from it


in advance of it, through and through and this with

that in practice becomes, thought, one visual place


man who would give anything to go on a trip to surf

big waves admitting “I’d be over the moon for that”


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

moon setting in cloudless pale blue sky above point


9.17


fog still in window across from yellow and blue bed

blue jay calling on shadowed green branch beside it


imperceptible transition, in short amounts together

place of yellow, or light blue green, are different


how seemingly unrelated activities create a kind of

disjunctive unity, something preternatural about it


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


9.16


light coming into sky above black branches of trees
sound of bird calling on branch in right foreground

does not there show also, which that is gathered in
between it and object, is after all this, 'view' of

go a couple of blocks till you see cemetery on left
’straw’ beach grass swimming rock avoid sea urchins

cloudless pale blue whiteness of sky reflected lake
sunlit light grey shapes of rocks to the left of it


9.15


light coming into sky above black branches of trees
birds calling from shadowed branches across from it

“draw“ drawing devoted to graphic form, a “writing“
over, against the passage from under to, think open

forms of attention to facts of events in the world,
a document reflects its subject, person who made it

sunlit green patches of lichen on hexagonal columns
darker green branches of pines against sky above it

9.14


light coming into sky above black branches of trees
birds calling from shadowed branches across from it

if you can ask a question you probably already know
the answer, it‘s okay to write “I'm thinking maybe“

from the castle you see mountains, they spilled out
of the card (we need friends here to share so much)

cloudless pale blue sky above triangular white peak
sunlit whiteness of cloud above peak across from it


9.13


light coming into sky above black branches of trees
sound of wind in branches of tree to the left of it

these independent of each other, between that there
the same body at rest in, at two ends, placed which

one prefers the mark that means between the letters
periods of possibilities, an underscoring of speech

silver circle of sun rising out of triangular cloud
vertical plane of shadowed grey rock across from it


9.12


light coming into fog next to triangular grey ridge

sparrow calling from shadowed branch across from it


holds understood thought, far in advance throughout

what we guess at, doesn't resonate with it, what is


precision a door from greatest precision to largest

opening attempt at using language utterly precisely


silver of sunlight slanting through fog above ridge

celadon green mouth of wave breaking across from it


9.11


light coming into fog above shadowed plane of ridge

sound of birds calling from branches across from it


past in terms of it since present and future, other

running your finger over, “pricked“ as if by thorns


as it travels from the mirror's glassy depth before

which sense never repeats, water surface in a glass


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white lines of waves breaking into channel below it


9.10


light coming into sky above shadowed slope of ridge

sound of birds calling from branches across from it


perspective “as writing,” repetitions comparable to

“too,“ what is conscious, letter “before the world“


process in mind as a quality of many voices singing

together, on paper becomes a long linear repetition


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

diagonal white wave breaking in windless grey plane


9.9


grey blackness of fog beside triangular black ridge

song sparrow calling shadowed branch across from it


see some of the painters, room devoted to paintings

of subjects, references to both which depicted this


walking into Franz Kline's studio, Bill thinks with

pleasure his first name is the same as de Kooning‘s


grey whiteness of fog above shadowed plane of ridge

white line of wave breaking across plane of channel


Thursday, September 8, 2016

9.8


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

blue jay screeching from pine branch across from it


expression since, variant with respect to invariant

covered by, differs from, in other respects present


Fort Point, just to the right of ‘downtown’ one can

own a mirror does one then own the reflection in it


grey whiteness fog in reflected in plane of channel

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

9.7


grey whiteness of fog again against invisible ridge

unseen blue jay screeching on branch across from it


for that is and therefore can be thought, so far as

farthest from that, shall be any of, that is to say


listening, thinking with no idea where it will take

me, happy to have no clear sense of where I’m going


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

9.6


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

shadowed bird perched on cage in window above fence


future posterior to past, which lapses into present

coming in window, sounds, how combination of colors


love to see the landscape leaning against the glass

how color continues beyond the subject’s perception


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Monday, September 5, 2016

9.5


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

motion of shadowed green leaves above redwood fence


places pieces, having set aside frame drawn without

what is, nature of which, standing object from this


most forms written with –e but many without ending,

no ending was pronounced in words even when written


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Sunday, September 4, 2016

9.4


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

silhouette of motionless black branches above fence


brother dies early, works for father seeing some of

other aspects, rather than visual, which difference


5 girls calling 11-year-old boy 6 times on Saturday

night, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight on the table


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Saturday, September 3, 2016

9.3


red orange edge of cloud above black plane of ridge

light blue tarp on green bike against redwood fence


last term vanishes at the boundary, already evident

“length of,” principle of “moving system,” equal to


Bob’s card with R A I N / R A I N / I N G / R A I N

R A I N / I N G / R A I N / R A I N arrives in mail


pink grey white line of clouds above shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point