Friday, August 17, 2018

Highway 70, Crossing Eagle Creek 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 70, Crossing Eagle Creek

The devil takes
what the devil

wants. Behind us
that which we

leave, shadows,
mountains.



Thursday, August 16, 2018

Highway 70, Mile Marker 268 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 70, Mile Marker 268

Raven

throws himself
off the mountain.

Down is his
only way out.



Wednesday, August 15, 2018

ALL THE GREAT 


All the great
things are small

flowers on
tender stalks.

The wind which
is no wind

shall move them.



Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Highway 70, Mile Marker 254 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 70, Mile Marker 254

Oh, yes,
lift up
your eyes!

Again,
I say,
lift them!



Monday, August 13, 2018

GYPSY POET TOUR (69) 

GYPSY POET TOUR (69)

Missouri Highway

Death here
wears

an armadillo's
armour,

bird feathers,
a turtle's

shell. No one
slows for sorrow.



Sunday, August 12, 2018

Highway 70, Mile Marker 247 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 70, Mile Marker 247

Trees in these
mountains accept
the conditions.

You take your chances.



Saturday, August 11, 2018

Highway 70, Mile Marker 251 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 70, Mile Marker 251

White horse
against
red shed --

how much
depends
on this?



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