#371. more sun

August 31, 2010

pale day
in the hot sun
its the way living
people fade that bring
out the ancient forgotten
restless shades of gone new york

#370. loose ends

August 30, 2010

a wierd week
before labor day
quiet in manhattan
the heat is back now
and everyone wants ice
or was that ninety years ago
when the spirits and shades knew
that reality was a confidence game

#369. anyday

August 29, 2010

the earth passing forward
feels different than the past
underneath my feet passed over
my heart feels so light in passing
the earth forward that i am different
underneath the past passing over the earth

#368. editor meditates

August 28, 2010

massive
sargasso desert
fruit branch
root
brain scissors too to
a manyhanded labor more
passionate at last a passion
revealed rejoicement
reverent

laying awake
with my life
ready to go

with the shades
of new york
flickering

black and white
almost
overwhelming

the traffic
and people
but all silent

as time
is terrible
and sweet

as the sharing
of words
often is

#366. summer chill

August 26, 2010

and now the season
begins to fade
the leaves
meditate
upon
hue
and i
watch
the children
playing by sunny
shores not believing
in the school bell’s peal

#365. zeroing in

August 25, 2010

a vast world has opened words
out past time passing
by timeless words
or more
than

words lead past vast
worlds of time
passing
more
less
or

#364. evening stroll

August 24, 2010

walking with you
cool august evening
brooklyn bridge view
your hand in mine sings

the lights of the heights
across the east river
as sharp as salt air
makes me tear up

#363. it got so

August 23, 2010

work again
tomorrow
damn

thought so
so it got so
thought
so

damn

how did
it get so

tired

again

#362. cool hand

August 22, 2010

my mind
is still not right
luke

stand in the rain
with you
it’s just rain

your ditch
boss our dirt
our dark death

we understand
each other
all right

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