As We Don’t Know

As We Don’t Know (after John Ashbery) All that we feel is permeated by it – Cherry-blossom, yes, that old pastoral let’s not mention, get all Japanese, think of wedding fixtures; arcing trees. You presented to me your city which was not a city but was my city and I gave you everything that wasn’t … Continue reading As We Don’t Know

The shadow-children’s birthing partner cracks under the strain

The shadow-children's birthing partner cracks under the strain It's an accomplishment, this slipping through the eye of a blade of glass, a grass pane crack, down a ginnel, past a church slime wall without looking up towards tonight's moon which is always full and extra weight deems you earthbound, your white moon belly with its … Continue reading The shadow-children’s birthing partner cracks under the strain

Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams

Poem for April 21st Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams (after Kenneth Koch) 1. I set fire to the derelict house which was your only means of shelter. I'm sorry but the lighter was new and I get bored around six and the flame was so enticing. 2. We laughed at the lambs … Continue reading Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams