Category Archives: Space

Two Poems: If We Woke Up One Morning / Blue Circles

  IF WE WOKE UP ONE MORNING If we woke up one morning to findwe didn’t exist would the fast be abrogated? Or be more completely fulfilled? If we were avague fractal outline among mountain crags or mounded clouds or … Continue reading

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Poem: Returning from a Marvelous Journey

I’ve got a window up my sleeve    and a door in my shirtI can open any time to walk    out into the blue. Arch my      arm and seemeadows, sunbursts, vistas.Pantaloons of mileage, shoes of market silver,windy hair from lunar rocky … Continue reading

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Poem: 25 / The Rowers

The rowers of the big boats had no letup The trapeze artist has to catch his mate for once in midair it’s too late to be elsewhere A mortal born must go on until there’s no more going on then … Continue reading

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Poem & Drawing: How Can We Not Admire

HOW CAN WE NOT ADMIRE How can we not admire emptiness especially when it’s pregnant with superlative Light? Explosively thrilling in its opening of our perceptions from toe-tips to galactic distances more numerous than sand grains in a colossal stretch … Continue reading

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Poem: As If a Windsock

As if a windsock could tell which way the spirit is blowing or a cascade know the exact configuration of all its falling drops Just as no statistician can exactly track where each of us is going and where our … Continue reading

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Poem: The Magnitude

The magnitude is impossible to deduce from this side of the sky From the other side of the sky everything’s possible A man with a deer’s head teaching mathematics to a classroom of students who ring like bells A plateau … Continue reading

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Poem: Enter Me Into the Great Adventure

ENTER ME INTO THE GREAT ADVENTURE 1 Enter me into the great adventure Don’t let the Tygers of Wrath pounce at the inception but lurk at the sidelines behind banana leaves the size of continents waving in a wind as … Continue reading

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