Monthly Archives: July 2016

Nothing vague

In the evening there was a vague airy talk Of tall  mountain peaks shrouded in snow Mixed with pearl ice and the vague poplars That lose their clear outlines to  vague sky. Vaguely we would have our ginger and tea … Continue reading

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Existence

Intensity is  flimsy surrender to night And dreams, to airy things opening up To your body, your existence in doubt. It is gray bats cross-flying on the roof Before rain has made its mossy maps And eagles fly  low as … Continue reading

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Monsoon Raga

There at the bottom of great India-map A sneeze had begun and handkerchief Came up to our noses through the hills As rain began pouring on slippery mud Of tire treads, sins spread and stinking Refuse home for the season’s … Continue reading

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Fear in the mountains

On this Sunday ,we feared the rain might fall And anger the mom’s earth under tree’s feet. The rocks might tumble as rain would loosen The tree’s feet from the mother’s floorboard. She would  be sleeping on   crook of … Continue reading

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Blue cyclone

The morning rain continues from   night A cold coming through  bird chick’s cries And now light gently falls on  wet plants Their personalities glowing by the  hour. Our dying rose may   wake up and shine From the company … Continue reading

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Crows

Morning rain grows on wet crows In white bodies under their nights Their feathers a thing of the night. Becoming is larval thing between. By noon they will sure outgrow it. Then they will be thick dark foliage And shadows, … Continue reading

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Ibis on one leg

Lake’s  brown is  mush and green algae The shadows a high point near the boats With men rowing time, a noon in clouds Plain white stuff lolling along a blue sky. Green  algae lie peacefully with that ibis Its one … Continue reading

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