Sunday, May 31, 2020

5.31




motionless grey clouds against shadowed green ridge


wingspan of crow flapping to the left toward branch


looking again flat glare sky in something I can see


subject called physical thought standing against it


huge wave washing through porthole reminding reader


Monet views of Notre Dame at different times of day


shadowed grey white clouds beside still black ridge


line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Saturday, May 30, 2020

5.30




grey whiteness of cloud slanting across green ridge


quail walking to the left across bricks below fence


petal there without a field rock that is a presence


see for the third time what about house in a letter


unseen heat lightning in window above sleeper’s bed


followed by soft sound of thunder fading into night


blue opening of sky in clouds beside shadowed ridge


white line of wave breaking on sand next to channel


Friday, May 29, 2020

5.29




grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge


sound of unseen crow calling on branch across field


illustrated letter passed between sketch of present


something concealed in name not experienced thought


letter on desk whose last line read I wait to again


walk in the woods of our land with you dear comrade


grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge


line of pelicans flapping to the right toward point


Thursday, May 28, 2020

5.28




grey whiteness of fog against still invisible ridge


crow landing on left edge of shadowed redwood fence


those called to serve further forced to return home


present call of passing confined to one point sight


one’s mired down in inescapable earthbound concerns


other on ship bow sees sea and sky crossing Pacific


grey whiteness of fog still against invisible ridge


line of pelicans flapping from channel toward point


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

5.27




white circle of sun in blue white sky next to ridge


blue jay standing on edge of shadowed redwood fence


space before further conditions light in place that


notes so as to interfere with text no other purpose


shape of right margin not essential line determined


not by visual shape but counting sound of syllables


blinding edge of sun in cloudless blue sky by ridge


white line of light reflected in motionless channel


Tuesday, May 26, 2020

5.26




blinding edge of sun coming up above shadowed ridge


sound of crows calling back and forth in foreground


light this morning looking closely there’s too much


thereby think of being present coincide with called


light and its absence in sunlit rose petal on right


behind paler pink white ones in shadowed foreground


shaft of light slanting across shadowed green ridge


white line of wave breaking on sand next to channel


Monday, May 25, 2020

5.25




blinding white circle of sun coming up beside ridge


blackness of crow standing on edge of redwood fence


condition of possibility which shows it can be both


also desire to see it again which one needs to move


one who turns what is seen across the channel ridge


blue sky water color tones on two-dimensional plane


blinding circle of sun in pale blue sky above ridge


horizontal white line of light reflected in channel


Sunday, May 24, 2020

5.24




sun in high thin white clouds beside shadowed ridge


silhouette of sparrow on left edge of redwood fence


how the record appeared possibly also place between


sense of hand at first sight event more than change


opportunities for change in the physical and mental


readiness whether wanted or not don’t come so often


sunlight slanting across pale blue sky toward ridge


white line of light reflected in motionless channel


Saturday, May 23, 2020

5.23




sun rising into cloudless pale blue sky above ridge


sound of unseen bird calling in field in foreground


one who for years had been combine idea of position


simultaneity of figure present the subject may seem


after all those weeks of rain the world around here


now appears to be covered over in light green paint


blinding circle of sun in pale blue sky above ridge


edge of triangular white wave breaking into channel


Friday, May 22, 2020

5.22




sun rising into cloudless pale blue sky above ridge


motion of sunlit grasses bending in windblown field


physical relations which show further time opposite


mental image of world which will be following given


man in white van seeing how waves middle of channel


went from beautiful novel to horror show in minutes


blinding white of sun in cloudless sky beside ridge


wingspan of osprey circling across mouth of channel


Thursday, May 21, 2020

5.21




edge of sun coming up above tree-lined top of ridge


sound of crows calling back and forth in foreground


isolation dissolved in words which reach to contain


something there in relation to subject modern sense


pattern of walnut tree branches below pale blue sky


whiteness of sun by man in black wetsuit’s shoulder


white edge of sun in cloud beside shoulder of ridge


line of pelicans flapping from channel toward point


Wednesday, May 20, 2020

5.20




blinding whiteness of sun above cloud next to ridge


silhouette of crow landing on edge of redwood fence


position only as long as method thing without which


after memory in book blue stresses the circumstance


remembered dream going up to mesa too tired to walk


sound of kids riding along on bikes and skateboards


blinding white sun above cloud by shoulder of ridge


parallel blue lines of swells moving toward channel


Tuesday, May 19, 2020

5.19




blinding whiteness of sun above clouds beside ridge


yellow of iris next to pink red roses in foreground


page of letter found period had did it find its way


means to say at the same time sense making building


green surface of old growth boxwood geometry making


minimalist meaning to include the ideas it contains


sun rising into cloud above black shoulder of ridge


silver line of wave breaking into windblown channel


Monday, May 18, 2020

5.18




bright whiteness of sun beside clouds against ridge


swallow slanting toward edge of house in foreground


look with eye as well as one still was not the same


last series of forms third presences under one roof


vertical pale blue-framed window small rock on sill


looking at pink red rose flowers beginning to bloom


blinding white sun above cloud by shoulder of ridge


silver line of light reflected in windblown channel

Sunday, May 17, 2020

5.17




sun in light grey fog against still invisible ridge


quail on left corner of redwood fence in foreground


image of how space defined physical relations which


think of sequence even those who view between notes


sound of monosyllable sleeps in unstressed position


sequence of 5-note ascent from one line to the next


sunlight in fog against invisible shoulder of ridge


white line of wave breaking on sand next to channel


Saturday, May 16, 2020

5.16




sun rising into diagonal lines of cloud above ridge


2 blue jays standing on bricks beside redwood fence


color at the same time other moment at which moment


shining more and more relation to something counted


opening in clouds one star up there faint as a star


when one is shining in the sky otherwise sleep well


whiteness of sun in clouds beside still black ridge


line of pelicans gliding to the left toward channel


Friday, May 15, 2020

5.15




white circle of sun rising next to tree-lined ridge


sound of crows calling from branches across from it


found in this one remains still idea find in things


memory then of date more than inscribed view letter


witness these things as calling of them and to them


one that is still calling even if it makes no sound


blinding whiteness sun in pale blue sky above ridge


line of white water breaking across sand in channel


Thursday, May 14, 2020

5.14




light grey rain cloud against still invisible ridge


2 streaked sparrows perched on feeder next to fence


found other page part of sketch of the yellow house


nature of dwelling which reaches in versions answer


too much emphasis on question of who you seem to be


wheels of life grind to a halt in search of answers


grey rain cloud against invisible shoulder of ridge


shadowed white wave breaking into windblown channel


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

5.13




pale grey rain cloud against invisible top of ridge


sound of bird calling on branch in right foreground


contact with others which led to thinking of others


last of many figures with space makes both of these


one wakes from dream to one goes down to skate park


five minutes later breaks tibia fibula in right leg


grey white rain cloud against still invisible ridge


diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

5.12




light grey rain cloud against still invisible ridge


motionless wet green grasses in field in foreground


picturing relations in a visual continuum of events


like image of world which lies open to light of day


warm rain on roof at night rain soothing rain sound


rain here at least turning world into a green world


sunlit lower edge of clouds against invisible ridge


line of white wave breaking on sand next to channel


Monday, May 11, 2020

5.11




light grey clouds moving right to left beside ridge


black wingspan of crow gliding into left foreground


rhythm of color kind of transparent line which time


light perceived as something appearance in sense of


bronze Buddha on granite rock in the window looking


out at ridge how the pause worked at the line break


whiteness of sun in clouds beside shoulder of ridge


white lines of wave breaking into windblown channel


Sunday, May 10, 2020

5.10




grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge


unseen birds calling from branch across green field


position whether actual exchange nothing for anyone


water as water known when question is one of twelve


how turning sideways might change one’s perspective


fading roses climbing over horizontal cypress trunk


grey white fog against still invisible top of ridge


line of white wave breaking across mouth of channel


Saturday, May 9, 2020

5.9




grey whiteness of fog against top of shadowed ridge


silhouette of crow landing on edge of redwood fence


volume in lost last page different ending in letter


activity on the way to speaks in its original sense


listening to reading includes memory of that moment


someone talking about how the “d” turns into an “o”


grey white fog still against invisible top of ridge


diagonal white line of wave breaking across channel