the need to test (for life)

Inspired by the phrase 'the pass-ing of blood and air through my lungs' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project the feeling of lifethat comeswith the first raysof the sun when I wake upto the day the passing cool of airfilling up my … Continue reading the need to test (for life)

which way (sustained)

Inspired by the phrase 'love-root, silk-thread, crotch and vine' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I approachwith ultimatetrepidation ultimate desire... silken threads runfrom meto . . ....to . . ....whatI wonder...where...down which forkwill I be drawn from deathfeeling my waytowardlife toward light … Continue reading which way (sustained)

better because

Inspired by the phrase 'My respiration and inspiration, the beating of my heart' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project into eachof my contemplationsI placemy heart the beating of my heart to enter thoughtrequiresthe whole of me or so I believe soI believe … Continue reading better because

mmm-hmmm (this day)

Inspired by the phrase 'I CELEBRATE myself, and sing myself' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project and here I amthe morning comeI rise againI rise the sun servesto illuminatethis world of mineI rise to kiss the light rayby rayand beamby shining beam … Continue reading mmm-hmmm (this day)

chance encounter (with a lasting liquor)

Inspired by the phrase 'it has no taste of the distillation, it is odorless' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project there is no tasteto this there is no odour there is just the Iof me the eauof a being distilledfrom what I … Continue reading chance encounter (with a lasting liquor)

a house filled (with the sensual)

Inspired by the phrase 'Houses and rooms are full of perfumes' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I watch themin the early morning hours they are closedbefore the sun likelittle rooms little housesun-obtrudingon my lawn waiting fordaylight proper and as they openI … Continue reading a house filled (with the sensual)

born here (an immigrant son)

Inspired by the phrase 'Born here of parents born here from parents the same, and their parents the same' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I comefrom a long lineof strangers bornof here bornof this my parents born somewhereawayare bothof herethe same … Continue reading born here (an immigrant son)

sufficient (at the heart)

Inspired by the phrase 'Retiring back a while sufficed at what they are, but never forgotten' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project it is not necess . . . I meandon’t feel you always mus . . . comeback herewhere I am … Continue reading sufficient (at the heart)