geometric but along the periplus
banana tree rot and magnolia shade.
list lists intercontinental architecture schools
recalls spire, mater, dolorosa
the strip of dirt through crabgrass
flight over roofs, a
away and where
the sidewalk is, it buckles.
sinkholes lead to ingestion
stalks at day, roasted coffee
night in fog taking
river smell away. Cartographically
mare and carriage circle a statue lit
the shine of
of cigarettes and patchy red faces—
iron embedded in masonry, a sign
of _______” torture not mentioned.
official sneeze and four square blocks get
house what grows in what cracks
away. It gets carried away.
A child watches a terrier through
a push pin
stuck on the flattened globe.
* * *
Fingering the garden, they dinner guest, they
oval spoons not
not scraping edge?
stone, bone follows cochlea
root and asparagus.
three spices invent a fourth,
bowl mash and delicate ligula
the OED “find fuck”
The better part of
light slips away
sets set against plates,
Correct pocket key
pressure dispersal pops beer bottle caps
book box of hats of clocks
little wall progress.
Much light administration grows beets faster, boiled,
wrapped in pork
medium timed tines
all chair seated
a palatable recline,
in the top soil
property to dye other colors
messy in jars and bring back for a garden refill
jar, not the garden.
* * *
sweater, coat layer
under umbrellas, dips
from the mountain, scaffolding, rock by rock topped with mortar, keystone, rise,
rose, risen, grandfathers with crushed chests leaving children, worn
bright coffee and beer doors.
coat, bus. If not, drive.
touchable air a television screen
hair, embraces legs
the buoyant body channel by channel cracks up
war with the weather
burn dust to dust motes, blankets churn the pajama wrapped body, a mug by the
window, radio of refugee camps, babies conceived get born
a shower image includes one’s jewelry.
uncertified and officially wet surprise themselves
grins like pews repaired, smoke damaged pews.
the bridge it’s possible to say “gale”
and girder sparrows,
hands over cargo crates, the river.