the loquat flower:the frost:the winter

the loquat tree is flowering white on the first frost day of Autumn I object to this fact on principle I object to the chill so soon after a poor excuse for Summer with hardly any real heat and barely any sun far too much of rain and here far far too briefly I'm bracing … Continue reading the loquat flower:the frost:the winter

harmony (minor)

if we harmonise a minor chord we can make the wind blow-woe-woe ooo ooo I feel the thrum of you deep inside me a vibration ooo-ooo woe-woe-woe-woe o-ohhhhh-ohhhh o-ohhh-ohh I watch you change the shape you are holding your mouth you close your eyes ohhh-ohh ohhh-oh-woe-woe ohhh-oh woe-wo                ooh-oooh I watch you oooh-oooh we harmonise … Continue reading harmony (minor)

picture window

the over-sized glass is noticeableeye-catching in its own righttaller than a man standingalmost as wide as the roomboundaries marked by the thickfull-height timber of adjoining sashesone each side of the main window the outlook presents in squared formatas through the view-finder of my instamatic this morning the sunonly part-emergedfrom behind remnants of rain and cloudhas … Continue reading picture window

late shift and the lonely bull

do you remember 'the lonely bull' a slow brassy number done by some ensemble from mexico they were popular for awhile I don't ... remember that is not really but these half dozen trumpet notes are playing over and over in my head sort of soothing almost nuisance and I'm sure they come from that … Continue reading late shift and the lonely bull

sleep in the dark of the moon

Poem #17 from: A Lizard Life Back to A Lizard Life - Introduction he climbed up on the star-way stair up until he reached the moon licked both lips with his broad blue tongue and he ate her right out of the sky in the dark replete he curled himself around tail to nose he … Continue reading sleep in the dark of the moon