Sunday, June 25, 2017

6.25


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed

people stopping traffic singing the National Anthem


one being so close to me, make up picture before me

blue filled, made use of, another which is followed


man listening to car radio when sax player comes on

each articulation different I don’t know what to do


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Saturday, June 24, 2017

6.24


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

sound of birds chirping from branches in foreground


an unspecified number of, acquired and sold between

already resolved, deliver into the hands of, itself


I wanted to be free to hear whatever there is to be

heard who knows, maybe I’ll start singing watch out


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, June 23, 2017

6.23


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

two towhees landing on wet red bricks in foreground


in this sense we will be, flower blossoming on stem

so that seeming straight, ends up, apparent figures


western gull and cattle egret, muck duck and bishop

bird, Scottish crossbill and greenshank and antbird


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

wingspan of egret gliding to the right toward point


Thursday, June 22, 2017

6.22


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

red-shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


according to more or less established rules, see in

theory, a physical system which belongs to, follows


onslaught of bird names some of which were familiar

forms lock together on the surface because of color


light blue whiteness of sky above shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

6.21


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

unseen towhee calling on branch in right foreground


in whose squares comes to presence, place of things

walking to the left, wall of sunlight, look at same


mail steamer from Bergen Norway north to North Cape

on longest day of the year, night bright for months


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6.20


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

thin white curve of moon above branch in foreground


possible because situated in it, being not given to

harmony of color, account of portion of blue, white


man in wetsuit walking to white van before drive to

SFO hoping for waves in Kamakura Monday and Tuesday


pale blue whiteness of sky beside shoulder of ridge

shadowed white wave breaking into windblown channel


Monday, June 19, 2017

6.19


pink red edges of clouds above still shadowed ridge

red-shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


for this series of graphs following, from five from

which any could rise, not only this that is, willed


physics professor buying some milk with a good date

will be fresh through second day of his termination


sunlit pink clouds above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Sunday, June 18, 2017

6.18



cloudless blue sky above still black plane of ridge

white curve of moon next to branches across from it


which seems to something, visible innermost feeling

hidden dimension, horizon at every point, edge like


father recalling being doctor in the Atlantic fleet

getting real taste for the sea on those small ships


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

line of pelican gliding to the right toward horizon


Saturday, June 17, 2017

6.17


yellow orange line of cloud above still black ridge

white half moon beside branches in right foreground


compare line with method, describe relation to line

with point, angle between that and, as direction of


since I do the same thing here on the west coast of

another continent, noted in last two lines of poems


high thin white clouds in pale blue sky above ridge

half moon next to lines of clouds across from point


Friday, June 16, 2017

6.16


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

almost half moon above pine branches across from it


compare line with method, describe relation of line

with point, angle between that and, as direction of


trying all possible combinations of same parameters

in writing the sensation of sameness and difference


light blue whiteness of sky above shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

6.15


light coming into bright blue white sky above ridge

planet beside black pine branch in right foreground


by which we call extended there, now means where in

we see things, bring into focus, recognize too soon


woman recalling German architect boyfriend spending

entire life remodeling a rented apartment in Berlin


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

6.14


man waking from dream in unmade yellow and blue bed

mother of 2 kids disappears into mud where tree was


field of presence in wide sense, openness of fields

analysis of harmony, this “beautiful,” two elements


scared children asking their teachers “has he built

the wall yet? are my parents going to be deported?”


pale grey blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point





Tuesday, June 13, 2017

6.13


cloudless blue white sky above black plane of ridge

waning white moon next to rose branch in foreground


used frame around, served as cover image for series

that puts world in order, which in fact is, form of


not chance operations but that apparently haphazard

use of things that happen to come up in one’s notes


light blue whiteness of sky above still black ridge

waning moon to the left of the point across from it


Monday, June 12, 2017

6.12


sunlit edges of grey clouds above still black ridge

blue jay slanting toward branch in right foreground


one found through form of man in painting, an image

in world of, most in fact rather, three-dimensional


white building as much as the blue unoccupied chair

geometric structure in a scene including the figure


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

whiteness of waning moon above point across from it



Sunday, June 11, 2017

6.11


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

blue jay calling on black pine branch in foreground


never know whether or not there, present content of

point relative to system, motion of point, parallel


a momentary relation to the event as called through

the call of event, ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny


light blue whiteness of sky above shoulder of ridge

still white circle of moon to the left of the point