into lion

Poem #166 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction what is my metamorphosis but urgency and energy frenetic desperation that means nothing can stay the same nothing be left unchanged or perhaps it’s just my vision the way I see is … Continue reading into lion

a wailing companion

it is there again still there if he was feeling testy he would describe it as a caterwauling that will not stop constant yowling but today is ok today it is companionable a reassurance that everything is at it should be and the old wailer is welcome to perform nondescript sounds vaguely musical mosque in … Continue reading a wailing companion

debate at the society for flight

Poem #131 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction the discussion raged he had listened first to one side the merits the obvious and patent merits of the feathered path adhere them change diet to grow them flap them submerge the … Continue reading debate at the society for flight

rid of the truth

Poem #82 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction everything he said came true realization came only gradually and it was apparent in hindsight that when he was younger he sometimes made mistakes but with maturity came clarity a certainty of … Continue reading rid of the truth

cosmic oneness in a bedroom universe

the bedroom ceiling is off-white the electric light diffused by a hanging ball of translucent ceramic transformed by the darkness of a flick of the switch to become an unexpected universe of stars and moons and planets each painstakingly adhered to create a comforting illusion of cosmic oneness before sleep the furthest wall centres a … Continue reading cosmic oneness in a bedroom universe

the spread

the modern house is laid out in a sensible design pattern for example the entry fronts the kitchen where food preparation is a pleasure on imported italian benches designer stove and cupboards the dishwasher is active but is silent while adjoining is a dining room round table and four chairs for cozy little gatherings or … Continue reading the spread