Friday, April 28, 2017

4.28


first blue whiteness of sky above shoulder of ridge

unseen towhee chirping on rose branch in foreground


for one or more in order, might well apply to color

composition, sometimes as in etching, based on late


person behind her shoulder whose face isn’t visible

the other to her right who is a carpenter at thirty


cloudless blue sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking to the right of channel


Thursday, April 27, 2017

4.27


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

man waking in 2 AM dark as left leg starts to cramp


system of field equations should one appear, should

when at rest relation to, located, so that is marks


whiteness of low line drive ball coming towards man

in left field followed by red marks on left forearm


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking to the right of channel


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

4.26


pale blue grey plane of fog against invisible ridge

blue jay calling on pine branch in right foreground


word without which would, same range in relation to

hand-picked blues, harder and sharper than, moments


looking across table holding white cup of something

up to her mouth a feeling of being in the same room


blue whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4.25


grey whiteness of clouds above shadowed green ridge

towhee calling from rose branch in right foreground


hold at a distance action which unfolds, other than

whether possible, several examples, “such and such”


and so the question becomes “this is what happened,

how do we respond to it?” words as objective report


grey whiteness of sky reflected in plane of channel

wingspan of osprey flapping across toward the point


Monday, April 24, 2017

4.24


light coming into clouds above black plane of ridge

sound of bird chirping on rose branch in foreground


who often gave thought to present, even those shown

among those, things there turning into, function of


Bottom calling out “the woosel cock so black of hue

with orange tawny bill, the throstle with his note”


grey whiteness of clouds above still shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Sunday, April 23, 2017

4.23


clouds in blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

birds chirping from shadowed branches in foreground


half of them having been, six or more variations of

knows how much is wanted, sense of, sometimes as in


every word stands in a series of possible relations

with all the others each of which in turn coincides


dark grey plane of cloud above still shadowed ridge

white curve of moon in pale blue sky across from it


Saturday, April 22, 2017

4.22


pink red lines of clouds above still shadowed ridge

unseen bird calling from branch in right foreground


more complicated physical reasons to do so, not yet

form when at rest, viewed from motion, one of which


in calling it here, the call has called out to what

it calls a distance in which what is called remains


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, April 21, 2017

4.21


pink red line of cloud in pale blue sky above ridge

red shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


sight of figure standing, witness to which would be

blue moment of this kind, see the point, allow line


listens to what is spoken, pictures to himself what

could be present in its presence, what naming calls


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Thursday, April 20, 2017

4.20


light coming into blue whiteness of sky above ridge

waning moon across from pine branches in foreground


confusion of what removed past, accidents of memory

can be measured, constant degree, see whether these


which will not give in to some return regardless of

an absence of satisfaction inherent in that refusal


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

waning white moon in bright blue sky across from it


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4.19


light coming into clouds above still shadowed ridge

white half moon beside branches in right foreground


series of subjects letter sketches, other view from

among those, one is under on the other hand, rather


man walking up hill towards tree whose scent filled

pocket of air, below whose branches sun was setting


shadowed blackness of cloud above shoulder of ridge

waning white half moon in clouds to the right of it


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4.18


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed

someone taking photographs of animal in green field


some of the above repeat, position of other version

front view, photograph of “eye” which show, form of


rust red trunk of tree at lower left corner of blue

man on left playing “Rondeau in Honor of Fragonard”


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

shadowed white wave breaking to the left or channel


Monday, April 17, 2017

4.17


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

unseen towhee chirping in field in right foreground


according to number four, field in a different view

matter figures, than that in what follows, physical


changes and disappearances on handmade paper, eight

copper plates cut out into sixty-six smaller plates


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Sunday, April 16, 2017

4.16


cloud moving to the left above black plane of ridge

four sparrows perched on feeder in right foreground


in what they are and how, features of figure appear

moments at hand, one face looking, in our direction


then either at the end of nine, the very end, or at

the beginning of ten, elsewhere in last three parts


grey whiteness of clouds above still shadowed ridge

whiteness of wave breaking across windblown channel


Saturday, April 15, 2017

4.15


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

something about eyes seeing green grasses on a hill


past only by unfolding it, according to perspective

when the object is, means of expression, would seem


everything present today being equally near and far

nearness concealing itself being the closest of all


reddish pink cloud above shadowed shoulder of ridge

waning gibbous moon in pale blue sky across from it


Friday, April 14, 2017

4.14


light coming into cloudless blue of sky above ridge

white circle of moon between branches in foreground


not that there is between one by, were based on and

in such way as to set up, more than plan, from them


modernist gestures towards objects, faceless people

crossing paths, patterns over all and flat language


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

waning white moon in cloudless blue sky above point


Thursday, April 13, 2017

4.13


shadowed grey clouds against invisible top of ridge

sound of birds chirping in field in left foreground


point that some have been touched, repeat positions

common variety, figure on its axis, suggests erotic


Hamlet open to “if it be now ‘tis not to come if it

be not to come it will be now if it be not now yet”


grey white rain cloud above shadowed green of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

4.12


first light coming into fog against invisible ridge

motionless black branches in upper right foreground


field following features, increase the dimension of

what appears, moving view from “stationary,” figure


as for what Heidegger might have said to Heraclitus

“unconcealing is the presenting of what is present”


grey rain cloud against invisible shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

4.11


grey rain cloud above shadowed green plane of ridge

blue jay landing on black pine branch in foreground


just given, thinking that words are material “form”

moment in picture, motion of the thing, relation to


meanwhile, as the rain is falling out there here is

this morning’s poem, different weather going on now


light grey whiteness of sky above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Monday, April 10, 2017

4.10


first light coming into clouds above shadowed ridge

bird chirping from branch in lower right foreground


in the context of a time, take in certain period of

possibilities, turns into the opposite, that can be



how to weigh words that float in air like bird song

know what is heard is chirp of common house sparrow


motionless grey white cloud above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel