Thursday, August 31, 2017

8.31


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

woman in grey car stuck on flooded curved dirt road


table of objects waiting, overlooking bed of dreams

direction of motion, body of viewer, touch involved


nurse walking out of ER in Memphis sees the surgeon

put pillow over still breathing Doctor King’s mouth


grey white line of fog against still shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

8.30


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of jet passing over pine branch in foreground


certain sense perceptions of each other, correspond

to stationary system when at rest, also “one,” then


grey haired woman holding heart shaped yellow petal

recalling column of sunlight through fog in channel


grey whiteness of fog against shadowed top of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Tuesday, August 29, 2017

8.29


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

red-shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


come to presence in field itself, place the name of

between the near line and wall, slipping away, last


man next to truck parked in driveway whose daughter

stops across street in grey car not recognizing her


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point



Monday, August 28, 2017

8.28


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

woman noting you will never walk a tight rope again


a view of the world which apparent, and in order to

mention of place, arrived at, left corner of canvas


man on left thinking of woman who didn’t anticipate

what she was going to say or remember what happened


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Sunday, August 27, 2017

8.27


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

motionless branches above fence in right foreground


recognize three drawings, some relation to painting

negative self, or person, only a little more breath


83 year old uncle refusing to eat kidneys shut down

having no interest in anything but his own memories


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white lines of waves breaking into mouth of channel


Saturday, August 26, 2017

8.26


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of crow calling on branch in right foreground


bedroom elevated, a table pushed against the window

record vision, the object revolving, thought turned


man on left thinking of woman who didn’t anticipate

what she was about to say or remember what happened


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, August 25, 2017

8.25


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

motionless black branches above fence in foreground


different individuals can to a certain extent, then

changing, numerical value following marks, one when


as long as we don’t grasp the questions being asked

outside the horizon of that which still itself like


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Thursday, August 24, 2017

8.24


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

motion of shadowed green leaves in right foreground


place that “where” which, allow something to appear

other area, blue slipping toward bottom left, trace


man in tuxedo at edge of the ocean conducting waves

happened 50 years ago today on Baltic Sea in Poland


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

lines of pelicans gliding to the right toward point


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

8.23


light grey whiteness of fog against invisible ridge

pink clump of amaryllis in field in left foreground


because we are present to that, then to describe it

at the same time, same in which, narrowing building


Ashbery on Dick Cavett so remarkably quick to field

wayward bunts Virgil Thomson who opts for monologue


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

8.22


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

sound of jet passing over pine branch in foreground


referred to in letter and drawings, “identified” in

ones who are some, answer something about one, more


man next to truck parked in driveway whose daughter

driving by in grey rental car doesn’t recognize her


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Monday, August 21, 2017

8.21


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

motionless black branches above fence in foreground


nearness of floor, narrow corridor passing by place

of possibilities, excess, visibility may well stand


perhaps a decent approach to realizing my potential

which falls well short of theoretical possibilities


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Sunday, August 20, 2017

8.20


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge

sound of crow calling on branch in right foreground


index of series of events which can be, speak later

there, and then from that when, without changing it


man’s dad throwing sister’s Ouija board into the LA

River woman responding “put it on your hips sister”


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Saturday, August 19, 2017

8.19


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of jet passing over branch in left foreground


nothing of the place that looks into it, here which

reflects across building, blue made tentative, this


for one thing can’t bypass current standing of self

consciousness which is a matter of one’s reflection


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


8.18


light coming into sky above triangular granite peak

sound of water falling on rocks in right foreground


merge into actual gesture of, beyond all doubt with

other colors, dimensions, importance of large forms


someone wanting to make equivalent of motion not to

illustrate but enact what was happening in language


shadowed grey cloud above sunlit red orange of peak

diagonal white patch of snow on peak across from it


8.17


white patch of snow against triangular granite peak

sound of water falling on rocks in right foreground


light through half-closed shutter, order from which

that figure, descriptions of seeing it, takes place


what one says about thought being “measure” measure

of poems and days of writing them one after another


grey whiteness of sky above triangular granite peak

waning white moon by shadowed branch across from it


8.16


white patch of snow against triangular granite peak

sound of water falling on rocks in right foreground


light through half-closed shutter, order from which

that figure, descriptions of seeing it, takes place


what one says about thought being “measure” measure

of poems and days of writing them one after another


grey whiteness of sky above triangular granite peak

waning white moon by shadowed branch across from it


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8.15


grey light in sky above still shadowed granite peak

sound of water falling on rocks in right foreground


greater number associated with events, may be order

which it follows, must be further from, assume form


where one draws graphs of functions one talks about

peaks and valleys approximated with various figures


white line of snow on edge of shadowed granite peak

half moon in cloudless pale blue sky across from it


8.14


first grey light in sky above shadowed granite peak

sound of water falling on rocks in right foreground


place there is nothing at all ordinary, presence of

architecture, house makes world, lines of blue more


words sounding channel sounding words reflecting it

the other reflected in it blue above ridge below it


whiteness of snow at top of triangular granite peak

white half moon beside tip of branch across from it