Set 17: Verse self-sprung

1.
verse self-sprung—it only seeks
another one

2.
I’ll create the next day as it comes—as god does

3.
the tongue must unfasten!

4.
chewing food is more sacred that any prayer

5.
apparently, I need my problems more than their solutions

6.
a distilled poem doesn’t kiss the soul to sleep
a body does that—in all its crudity

7.
choosing the truth is not the same as living with her

8.
when to be serious, when to be playful
when you don’t have to ask—when one is the other

9.
open your lies!

10.
when I write—I’m right

11.
I am enough with you

12.
no thought no reflection no analysis no cultivation no intention—
let it settle

13.
will it come will it? will it come will it?
will it come, will it

14.
nowhere but fromhere

15.
let’s not be heroic: life is a lot of little

16.
I need so little
and spend all my time askance

17.
mother’s the oven for this brilliant loaf

18.
I don’t have any dreams—I have only dreams!

19.
laughter’s the last gasp

20.
I’m a better man when not seeking praise

21.
the air as air I breathe—
the chime of the bell it chimes with me

22.
waiting only for someone or thing—
to strike the bell that inside rings!

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