Archive for October, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

 

Chapter One:

a predictable person
in a predictable place
and a predictable thing happens

Please, I want my money back.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

 

How was your lunch?
I notice the sword is still in the umbrella stand.
Elephant foot.
Will you be here for supper?

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

 

Once I had a teacher
who did not know he was my teacher and from him I learned
to push when my instinct was to hold back.

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

 

TODAY’S BREAKFAST

Toe of frog fried in sesame oil.
Chargrilled edges of olive tree leaves.
Eggshell laced with the smell of vinegar.
Grains of sand el dente.
Melted chocolate on baby potato.

Friday, October 17th, 2014

 

Well you know it’s kind of alright but sometimes you get the sort of feeling how you know it could be better but whatever you know it’s like the kind of thing you see how it comes up out the ground like smoke and it’s sort of elegant but unhinged and you know it’s going to be okay though I guess it could be better or softer or less abrasive but so it goes you know.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

 

9.21 in the A.M.
Oh, now it’s 9.22 in the A.M.
Wow, Time is a-flyin’.
I will meet you when our watches coincide. We shall have “fun”.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

 

The elephant noses around in the trash can. What can be done? You say, “Whatever it turns up cannot hurt us.” I hope you’re right.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

 

As we drove together in “his car”
the landscape of our history
sped by, and it made me really sad.
Why had we never married?
Why had we never been to France?
Why had we never eaten beans together?

Monday, October 13th, 2014

 

It doesn’t do to be so popular.
People will wind up hating you.

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

 

你的眼睛,是我永生不会再遇的海
Your eyes are the sea I will never have again.
Yes, my eyes are an ocean and even if you lived forever
You would never see eyes like them again.