Saturday, October 21, 2017

10.21


pink whiteness of clouds above black plane of ridge

planet behind black pine branch in right foreground


friend put in touch with, correspondence with ideas

seems secure, relation to seems, that when thinking


good that you had the chance to see these relations

so that someone including you might think something


pink red lines of clouds above still shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, October 20, 2017

10.20


diagonal lines of clouds above still shadowed ridge

blue jay calling on pine branch in right foreground


last, as if these details could answer my questions

register as moment place, seeing eye object, itself


helped by the fact that original forbid photography

word of mouth turned space into meeting place where


grey whiteness of clouds above still shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Thursday, October 19, 2017

10.19


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

father walking in the front door taller than before


“these,” among the change we perceive in rigid body

forces, no point in this, far from origin of source


man in straw hat and white tee shirt bringing gifts

for everyone wind blows bottles off table on bricks  


grey blackness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10.18



grey blackness of fog against still invisible ridge

motionless black branches above fence in foreground


letting everything escape after, who to begin again

picked earth out of grass and, “look here,” he says


father hitting oldest daughter in chin who is doing

homework yelling “I get no respect from this child”


grey blackness of fog still against invisible ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10.17


blue blackness of sky above shadowed plane of ridge

moon above planet behind branch in right foreground


quality of looking, being the only one to do so set

measured works, result of same form, in figure same


some people are wacky others melancholy Keats wrote

an “Ode” on it having read Burton’s Anatomy thereon


yellow red orange of sky above still shadowed ridge

upturned curve of moon beside planet across from it


Monday, October 16, 2017

10.16


first grey light coming sky above still black ridge

planet below moon next to pine branch in foreground


found enough landscape to recall, three years later

lacking it, he remains in relation to, “outside” it


space inhabited about a third smaller than original

material language on one space translated into this


pale red orange of cloud above still shadowed ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel  


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Sunday, October 15, 2017

10.15


pink line of jet trail in pale blue sky above ridge

red-shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


forgotten here years ago, certain after its thought

what he knew to be solid, weave of aspects, contour


82 year-old mother recalling “Chinese Chimes” as if

we were some sort of well-ordered corporate venture


yellow red orange of sky above still shadowed ridge

shadowed white wave breaking into windblown channel


Saturday, October 14, 2017

10.14


grey blackness of smoke above still invisible ridge

white curve of moon above pine branch in foreground


also strict attention to, recognize account in book

question as to “seat” of, theory of, coordinates of


decision between an either and an or thereby whence

which shows itself in terms of one or the other one


grey blackness of sky still against invisible ridge

orange line of lights on horizon to the right of it



Friday, October 13, 2017

10.13


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

something about floating under water ondes Martenot


“experience” objectified, water in the field itself

memory or once I was who, “you” says, hand reaching


memory the tool that works together with discussion

to make the decision that turns thoughts into forms


pale red orange of smoke above still shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Thursday, October 12, 2017

10.12


smoke in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

white half moon next to branches in left foreground


already has been from the start, change of pleasure

count the notes, had been inspired by, continuation


Monk in his 100th birthday thinking that the inside

of the tune should make the outsides sound good too


sunlit red orange of clouds above shoulder of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

10.11


reddish orange of clouds above black plane of ridge

waning white moon next to rose branch in foreground


counted as friends, among other shared interests in

that which is there, when in the object, related to


conservatism about so called strict father morality

Trump’s father beat him in front of all his friends


sunlit pink red cloud above black shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

10.10


pinkish grey smoke against invisible plane of ridge

birds slanting toward shadowed branch in foreground


as I was looking at them, finger pointing to “this”

enough, could be mistaken for flatness, appropriate


not possible to read this at 1/65th of a fingersnap

and therefore only knows it second hand so to speak


grey white cloud of smoke against shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Monday, October 9, 2017

10.9


grey pink of smoke above still black plane of ridge

waning white moon next to rose branch in foreground


facts in order to adjust, come to concepts of space

state of motion, symmetry mentioned, now disappears


fire traveled 12 miles overnight jumps across river

Oregon to Washington the road we took is not closed


red orange edge of smoke above still shadowed ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Sunday, October 8, 2017

10.8


man waking from dream in unmade yellow and blue bed

something about Chana Bloch still alive and smiling


where thought is whenever “nothing itself,” “lived”

whatever, wanted to paint after, and in its way all


how can the span of the years and all that occurred

in them begin to be told as a story of a life lived


blue whiteness of sky above shadowed plane of ridge

line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Saturday, October 7, 2017

10.7


cloudless blue white sky above black plane of ridge

white circle of waning moon by branch in foreground


wanting to force one way, does cause him to feel it

certain sometimes, either the eye, twenty years ago


Li Po dying in a boating accident trying to embrace

moon’s reflection Shelley going to watery grave too


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, October 6, 2017

10.6


blue whiteness of sky above shadowed plane of ridge

white circle of moon behind branches across from it


change included newcomers to the scene, well-heeled

means what has been more, gives what it has, brings


you live with someone for a long time and sometimes

you don’t know what they’re doing or even know them


yellow red orange sky above black shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


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Thursday, October 5, 2017

10.5


first light coming into fog against invisible ridge

motionless black branches above fence in foreground


“gravity reversed,” as he used to say to the object

aspects, form one arrives at three-dimensional, not


two kids in front of Giacometti sculpture in museum

one sketching shaded figure the other winged ponies


light coming into fog against still invisible ridge

sound of unseen wave breaking into mouth of channel


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

10.4


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

red-shouldered hawk calling on branch in foreground


experience as the form of idea of, concept of space

in electromagnetic field, force acting on it, which


not only books as objects but what is in them words

filling space of page thoughts running through mind


grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel