3 May

Diving

… I’m ready sitting on the dock looking at all the work before me. Today’s sun breaks from the tree tops and the sparrows come …

3 May

IMG_5631

… With the eye doctor yesterday, during the exam, I discussed diabetes, which I don’t have although it runs in my family, and as everybody …

1 May

two circles

… It’s in the doing that you get the strength to continue what you do and succeed at last. Experience is what you need and …

27 Apr

amaryllis

… On a sad day of losses big and small someone left a flowerpot in the hall that wasn’t money or plenty of time but …

26 Apr

duchamp

… I don’t want to only come look at what’s accomplished and already done but end all words all objects inanimate nailed and hung in …

25 Apr

The Quiet Pond

… The quiet pond wrote a V when the water spider skidded forth, a V here, V there, the same V that geese make flying …

25 Apr

sleeping dream

… I woke up from a dream before daylight. I’d dreamt I tried to make a living plant into a work of art. It didn’t …

24 Apr

Cookie Mueller

… This may sound apocryphal, but it’s true; I sat behind Cookie Mueller at Saint Mark’s Church while she wrote British Columbia—1972. I sometimes showed …

23 Apr

William Shakespeare

… Today is April 23, the day on which Shakespeare is said to have been born and to also have died. He’d be 451 years …

23 Apr

304

… … … … I bought Cuento del Conejo y el Coyote illustrated by the artist Francisco Toledo when I was in Oaxaca in 1999 …

20 Apr

Frog by Akram

… I saw the bluebird first, its beating soft red breast. Young water snake, I looked for it next settled near the dock but it …

19 Apr

Marianne Moore

… … … WHAT ARE YEARS? …What is our innocence, what is our guilt? All are …naked, none is safe. And whence is courage: the …