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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

 

From the balcony I watch the carriages pull up at the main gate
Matrons and their girls step down displaying ankle and thigh –
I imagine placing kisses upon silk

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

 

We go back to bed
because the morning is darkening – we take on the shape
of our constant dreams

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

 

My “Ode to Righteousness” is currently
not much more than an idea, although I have made some notes –

Monday, August 28th, 2017

 

Birth days come and
death days go and
that one was no different

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

 

I was asleep when the typhoon slipped into the yard
and, opening my eyes later in the day, was surprised
to see how the trees had been rearranged –

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

 

So I take a stroll down to the liquor store and admire on the way how the trees are silhouetted against the light cast by the street lamps and how the noise of cars doesn’t register while the din from a pub reminds me

Friday, August 25th, 2017

 

Diagnosed arrival of similarity (mishearing of senility)

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

 

Intuited onset of delirium (perhaps delinquency)
Suspected outbreak of disinterestedness (probably boredom)

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

 

Slight discomfit in midriff area
Possible unquiet distortion of eyesight
Softness feel of bone in leg sticks

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

 

Cooped up in the office month after month
It’s a relief to get away a while among the willows