the bear is very tired today,
has stayed in bed. we have
the linen sheet.
left rumpled now.
slowly we dreamed
we became homeless
. found verse .
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31. dark & tiny hand.
a slight noise, you look up as it leans toward you,
is the floor falling?
will it crash, leave you laying there surrounded?
the books are heavy.
push it back, yet it will not stay, comes out again.
calmy hold it with one hand, remove all the objects with another,
yes all of them , avoiding disaster.
you can place them around about without letting go.
it seems a similar thing happened further north.
on occasions we go further than we did before.
the patch of dark is from the trees, a marking
place. the field of bells beyond. we have not
walked there since her mother died. we can
hear the people talk up on the precipice, look
they move slowly.
two are wearing orange, i think that they cannot see me.
i often say we, as if there are two of me. we stood
in the darker place.
and walked home again.
i wish i wrote like you guys, wish it were more direct.
it has been noted as abstract, yet i cannot see that.
he wanted a garden, this one. we looked
at other houses, he wanted this one.
a garden as seed for the future.
when he died i let it grow and hid here. now
i tidy , grow seeds for the future.