(PAD #038) the rain (I heard it)

I will listento the rainas it strikespeltedagainst my window I will followthe sound through the air through the glass into the splash listening into the droplet into water listening I will bethe rain striking doomagainst the window listening listening water through the air swirlingthrough the wind misting in a cloud listening a droplet a hint … Continue reading (PAD #038) the rain (I heard it)

(PAD #037) empty (no more)

empty page empty screen fill it up it's onlya keystroke key stroked afterkey stroke a story on the whitetoday we had a little snow this morningjust one minorflurry drifting downfrom the cloudsand the sky and the inkflowsonto the whiteand the pagefillswith the talethat is today black cockatooshave returned they are croakingcra-a-a-a-kinga gentle song today is … Continue reading (PAD #037) empty (no more)

(PAD #036) ghostly (will the clothes line) dance

ghostsare restlessI can see them move outside the clothes lineis dancing back and forwardone-two-three droplets falldownfrom around the wooden pegs whichthemselvesdon’t deign to move the twirl is happeningbut it has to bearound them in the middleof last night I hearda moan a sigh I knowthat’s how the windspeakswhen it is drifting past but it soundedlike … Continue reading (PAD #036) ghostly (will the clothes line) dance

(PAD 34) less

and the dayleaches life breathfollowedby breath I start outalivebutI endsomething that’s a little bitless and as the sundisappearswith the lastof the light I find myselfwonderingof tomorrowand strengthand the needI feelto go on it’s a cycleturned strangelyto beat the lifeoutfrom yourself but at this timein this kindof a dayI no longercare I can no longercare less … Continue reading (PAD 34) less

(PAD 32) fridge song (and accompaniment)

hum the refrigeratoris singingquietlyto itself it doesn’t know that I am listening writing down the wordsto its song humhum hum I thinkthat I may like ityou know it’s kind of plainandunassuming there is accompanimenttoonow that I know the wayto listen listen did you hear the carwash-ing byout on the street listen theregoes another it becomesan … Continue reading (PAD 32) fridge song (and accompaniment)

(PAD #031) light and safe

I take the lightaway from the sun bring the nightdown it’s not stealingjusta borrow put it in a jarIhold the lid downthen Iraise itbefore me let the raysand beamsilluminatemy way the night is long the darknessdeep holdingjust a littlesunhelps to keep me . . . keep me pointedthe right way come the morningI’ll let the … Continue reading (PAD #031) light and safe