Monthly Archives: February 2007

New Poem: Somewhere in the Remote Arctic

SOMEWHERE IN THE REMOTE ARCTIC Somewhere in the remote arctic there’s a vast sea of oval glaciers each set as if in ivory and extending across the expanse as if providing steppingstones for God over black water from the Inconceivable … Continue reading

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Poem Before it is Written

POEM BEFORE IT IS WRITTEN Before this poem comes into being or rather in real time just as it’s coming into being it already exists though in no perceptible form nor even knowable to us though many such poems might … Continue reading

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Poem: A Long Journey…

HE WANTED TO GO ON A LONG JOURNEY He wanted to go on a long journey so he closed his eyes and started counting his breaths until he could see the snowclad onion roofs of Moscow the glistening fields of … Continue reading

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Aesthetic

AESTHETIC  Poetry is what can’t be said any other way Verse is thoughts searching for poetry 8/23/2004 (from Cooked Oranges – image of creature by Salihah Moore, Lion of the Sea)

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New Poem: But it is We…

BUT IT IS WE A ship is laden with pearls each one previously strung and it’s going to dock in your harbor and they’re yours what will you do? A face is waiting to be kissed that belongs to someone … Continue reading

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On the Road to God / Ghazal

A MAN ON THE ROAD TO GOD I met a man on the road to God with the intense face of an owl – I felt the closeness of diamond-white feathers in the perfect space of an owl Eyes of … Continue reading

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New Poem (from Invention of the Wheel)

INFINITE CLARITY Five nights have gone by and not one owl of poetry has hooted to me out of his tree Three moths fly in the room from flitter to flitter their universe perfect within themselves looking out through tiny … Continue reading

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