a good structure

Poem #318 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction you can tell a healthy tree by looking at its roots see here this tree has a good central structure a strong branching of main roots each root is springy with contained … Continue reading a good structure

to measure the sweet spot

Poem #300 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction he desired a theodolite a tacheometer to measure and keep up with shifting ground surveyor of the heart estimate the distance from here to happiness is it near is it far is … Continue reading to measure the sweet spot

new fish

Poem #283 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction she’s an odd fish alright every evening at lights out the day ends I have never seen that tree before although it’s eighty years standing not just the day but her whole … Continue reading new fish

what’s the matter

Poem #266 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction take seventy-five percent of water take twenty-five percent of clay knead them awhile knead them well knead them tenderly knead them warm knead them smooth until they’re just one dough and nothing … Continue reading what’s the matter

entering into the moment

Poem #237 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction with a movement of his arms a kind of wriggle-with-a-reason he separated to a place where he could watch it all happening a little apart and there slowly passing was the purpose … Continue reading entering into the moment