getting it there

getting it there
7 may 2022
On a phrase by Keikei & for her

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A Keikei sun snap

in staging
that trick
photo
of the sun
as if carried
by us
before us
in our hands
unburning,
she said love
was like that;
getting the sun
in the right place,
something warm
between us,
joined to it
in touch,
weighed
in the hands
the near &
bright in
distance
you share

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Getting it there, first steps

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Click on the link above to hear a reading of the poem.  The accompanying music is from Dance No. 16. ‘Interrupted Faint Prelude’ from the ‘Pleiades Dances VII. op.76’ (1999) by Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu .

book of rain

‘book of rain’
june – august 2015

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Opening the book of rain, and it comes….. a Weathercat weather snap

thought it bound
to be a winter-spring
production only yet so
many false starts onward
found myself there
in summer scrabbling
for an opening still to
the ‘book of rain’
an introduction to
‘local precipitation and
associated phenomena’
down at the beach under
the flapping shade of an
umbrella writing on my
knee settled after weeks of
drought on a sunshower, to
whet the reader’s appetite,
Continue reading “book of rain”

tablet

tablet
for Goldmund left
february 2022

tablet
My feet sparing in their touch…. day’s suspire, a Weathercat snap in place

if
between
cloud trees
of gold
in season,
you should
know a bird
black in
feather
ahead of
you
criss-crossing
your path
of wonder,
like a ripple
outward on
the calm,
know,
dear Goldmund,
that it is the ‘i’
i was, finally
taking the
Continue reading “tablet”

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