5:49 PM 2/6/2 ()
Do you recognize me, air, full of places I once absorbed?
You who were the smooth bark,
roundness, and leaf of my words.
--Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus, II.i
11:25 AM 1/29/2 (rebecca)
That place among the rocks--is it a cave,
Or winding path? The edge is what I have.
--Theodore Roethke, In a Dark Time
4:01 PM 1/9/2 ()
stall for time's
make a video
of common light
play it in the hollow
scooped out of night
--Robert Kelly, Dirt Roads
5:13 PM 1/3/2 ()
Hey, I said. Stop eating the math.
--Aimee Bender, An Invisible Sign of My Own
5:54 PM 1/2/2 ()
I could not compare you to anything.
You were not like rhubarb
or clean sheets--or, dear as it might be,
sudden rain in the street.
--Robert Creeley, Pictures
5:24 PM 12/26/1 ()
How far out my great echoing clumsy limbs
Stretch, surrounded only by space! For time has struck,
All the clocks are stuck now, for how many lives,
On the same second.
--Randall Jarrell, The House in the Woods
4:05 PM 12/19/1 ()
crank imperatives tides of exact ephemera
held or foretold
to the graduated sweetness of a perfect impasse
--Ann Lauterbach, To & So
12:30 PM 12/10/1 ()
you metonymy eyes
take over for loaded mr. heart
no incoming beam deny
--Aaron Shurin, Involuntary Lyrics XLVI
10:39 PM 12/7/1 ()
Streets recede as waves of, pulses, swells
right left straight back slack furls
bank and fork between buildings closed off
as crime from sunlight.
--Ange Mlinko, (Columbus Day) Charades
4:16 PM 10/25/01 ()
I had nothing
and I was still changed.
Like a costume, my numbness
was taken away. Then
hunger was added.
--Louise Gluck, Mutable Earth