Sunday, November 20, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

adrift you said
moored asea
we have
in moving
a moor

distance isn't a longing but a life

I can't find the words for it.

Syncretism, as in

this which is

amended to

the words I can't find. 
indescribable longing
bound for


16.218 dhammapda

Sunday, November 6, 2016


A  man on shore meditates, a child totters seaward.
Their hands raise up, lift down
as I bend and brush earth
108 times

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Hopkin's joy and sorrow
him, writing
read by 6
yet he wrote
and lived
for love of

obeyed himself
slightly more
than any god could have thought

ought not to forget
how the trees
these ashes
cut him to the core
or the birdsong
(those prolonged stutters
led him to)

Friday, November 4, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016