Sunday, July 15, 2018

Highway 2, Mile Marker 8 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 2, Mile Marker 8

Another
red hawk
in sun

above this
hard land.



Wednesday, July 11, 2018

GYPSY POET TOUR (29) 


Not one crow
but all of them,

dark companions.



Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Highway 82, Mile Marker 85 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 82, Mile Marker 85

These guys
like to DRIVE

big pick-ups.
Like to drive

BIG pick-ups.
Like to drive

big PICK-UPS.



Monday, July 09, 2018

GYPSY POET TOUR (25) 


A line of trees,
edge-markers, a

wind break, sign of
hope where the green

whispers gather.



Sunday, July 08, 2018

Hope, New Mexico 

from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Hope, New Mexico

Hope
holds

on.

It has

to.


Friday, July 06, 2018

Highway 82, Mile Marker 80 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 82, Mile Marker 80

The ground
the sky

the ground
the mountain

sun.



Thursday, July 05, 2018

GYPSY POET TOUR (20) 


A fellow tells me
a sad story
I don't want to hear:

seven teenagers killed
when their van rolled here.

"It was so bad,
some of them were
unrecognizable."

Now I'm telling you.



Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Highway 82, Mile Marker 89 


from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 82, Mile Marker 89

From all directions
everyone

knows that mountain.



Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Highway 82, Eagle Draw 

from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 82, Eagle Draw

So much silence.
How will I ever

speak again?



Monday, July 02, 2018

Highway 2, Mile Marker 11 



from
NOTEBOOK: NEW MEXICO
January, 2016

Highway 2, Mile Marker 11

The rough road
tells its truth,

what matters
in the moment.



Sunday, July 01, 2018

GYPSY POET TOUR (15) 



Sometimes these
are nothing

and sometimes
they are

something and
always

they are
all I've got.



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