Nebraska Cranes

the cranes write             white alphabets of sky                     on rumpled clouds  wide canopies of consonant                      and rounded vowels      above green-yellow flatlands               …

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August 19, 2017

Fours score minus five years ago my uncle or my great uncle or maybe he was only second cousin or maybe he was your second cousin Anyway, this benighted bastard bled away his blessed youth and future onto the beaches of Normandy - and for what ? Dwight D. Eisenhower – yeah, the republican – …

Robin (For The Birds)

Rhyme with me robin - breast as red as a fez in Demnate trill as fine as a Dresden plate - I do so long to learn your song sung as if nothing could be wrong plus descant to show that both of us know we belong together in this garden. .

Reading & Writing

The city imprints in block letters while countrysides stick to simple cursives. Between them are spun long staves where sparrows, kites and finches have great fun as they engrave in the blue, pizzicato melodies for a piccolo (or two ) and where a new & super-modern village sprouts, I see medieval music manuscipts - hollow …

Poïesis

where nose abruptly kisses plaster there is only endless, endless wall step back and see, in truth, how small it is ; imagine strawberry ends to disaster there are no virgin mountains remain no undefiled coasts or shore it is a question of much less - yet more to drink of inexhaustible fountains source of …