higher

weak and fragile wavering at the slightest ... breath ... of passing air the flame dances precariously balanced on and around the wick the candle yields a little wax molten a small amount of additional wick consumed and the flame stands stronger taller to reach its passion to the sky and strive supported to rise … Continue reading higher

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north

horizontal life runs east to west I have a craving to go north eat my breakfast nutr-ideas I feel as light as new born and I have my ladder I have a rope how far up do you think I need go I only want to rise to where my ideas can climb as though … Continue reading north

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

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