The moon is a ghost, a god.
She is a white rabbit of silver
Eyes and whiskers.
He is an ancient demon, a teething child.
In my mind a butterfly catches pneumonia:
Flap flap the world is changed.
There’s a second life but not a first,
there’s you and no there’s just me—
In the small hours, under the wolf light.
my best friend throws peanuts
at my window. It is the nymphs.
They are migrating.
dot the j and cross the seven.
upcoming in neon, in oppressive heat
we dream with night-opened windows.
The forest lands link earth with heaven,
spruce-tree tips like dendrites of elder earthen gods.
We are crowded sisters
with roots that tangle and quiver
in the wind. Our roots cling
onto brittle pieces of shattered ...
The opposite of Time is Might-Have-Been.
We travel through the tempered void and thus
can change the stream of time to flatter us,
but currents pull us toward what we’ve seen
The sea would flow no longer,
It wearied after change,
It called its tides and breakers in,
From where they might range. [...]
Where dips the rocky highland
Of Sleuth Wood in the lake,
There lies a leafy island
Where flapping herons wake [...]
In the light of the silent stars that shine on the struggling sea,
In the weary cry of the wind and the whisper of flower and tree,
Under the breath of laughter, deep in the tide of tears,
I hear the Loom of the Weaver that weaves the Web of Years. [...]