Bio Note: High winds and rain knocked down another tree, it took a chainsaw to clear the driveway. Getting my second Moderna shot was as good as the birdsong crescendoes in the woods.
Preop with Allen Ginsberg
horse and train on a collision course art stops time *** clouds erasing a motorcycle notice what you notice *** bare tree top stark yellow bottom observe what’s vivid *** wind swirls red electric leaves surprise mind *** doctor orders double knee replacement catch yourself thinking Lines in italics are quotes from Allen Ginsberg’s Mind Writing Slogans
in the nightmare the soil, rain soaked, digging potatoes with a pitchfork i pierce a toad’s burrow invade a mouse’s cave up-earth muck that reeks a vulture's shadow bigger than human flicks over the garden riot police tear-gas protestors a mob of haters with raised-fists force open the Whitehouse door another shooting at a march for Black Lives Matter George Floyd suffocates again we can’t breathe COVID feasts even hardy geraniums rot in standing water
©2021 Ingrid Bruck
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