Monthly Archives: May 2014

Drawing

This is my line. How can you tell? You can’t. This line like any other. Watch. This is my line. Now you know. You saw. You saw the pencil drag across this page, you know the hand and now you … Continue reading

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Dreams of ‘le noir de l’etoile’ *

loose in the great silence an astronaut tethered to nothing the gods play ping pong shuttlecock, billiards, football the gods play with stones under an infinite geodesic dome a moth beats giant wings against the glass the universe resounds the … Continue reading

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Dreams of mounting tension

the dream signifies impending catastrophe the lost purse a moment stolen missing plane, train, autobus the moon engorged balanced precariously on the horizon the body count at midnight a confession of neglect

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“the cloud hovers”

Nothing here testifies to the veracity of this scene— not the intense blue-white sky, not the mountains disappearing behind each ridge a shade paler than the ridge before: virulent green, lilac-green, lilac tinged ultramarine, a pale cyan decorously receding in … Continue reading

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NANTES, 15 April 2014

Justice lay down her arms— the scales weighed too heavily the blindfold slipped she is blinded by the sun this soft fresh warmth warming her old bones her head falls forwards she slips the blindfold from her eyes the blindfold … Continue reading

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ST ANNE’S KEW, 8 APRIL 2014

I thought of something this morning, the thought rose with the sun and faded the stones spoke and the sky and the streets the young man’s face rose from behind the gravestone not a ghost, an artisan employed to re-chisel … Continue reading

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