Poems

ichi-go…

say no-words sprich leer worte – empty out, clean entleerung, reinigung silence stille blind see sieh blind deaf hear hoer taub then re-count again dann er-zaehl neu countless zahl-los two in one zwei in eins no-word leer-wort word it worte

von stille zu stille

………………………. …………………………………… ………………………. von stille zu stille spannt er bruecken worte wortbruecke bogen um bogen enthuelltes reaetsel des schweigens

Lie low – Fly high

This is the time to be slow, Lie low to the wall Until the bitter weather passes. Try, as best you can, not to let The wire brush of doubt Scrape from your heart All sense of yourself And your hesitant light. If you remain generous, Time will come good; And you will find your …

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it finished for the start all pain a racist of relief redeemed by night so great so well no day can tell

Zumthor’s San Benedetg ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Two small structures are looming large above the elongated alpine Rhine valley up from the Raeto-romanian village of Sumvigt: one dates back over a millennium featuring a stout (almost castle-like but for its size) chapel ruin now roofless and open towards the skies yet striking in its simple rectangular proportions: focusing the visitor on a …

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Rauschfilter

Rauschfilter Rauschende Wasser               Rauschende Luefte                              Rauschendes Fest Rausch Filter Feiner               atmung im dunkel               bewegung & rast lichtblick               in stille                              tagender nacht —————————————— Roaring Waters               Roaring Winds                              Roaring Feast               Roar                              Filter                                            Finer               Breathing in Darkness               Movement  & Rest Light Caught               At Bottom …

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IX/’19

Nature when at war // Storm, fire, flood and quake // You then // Stay awake // When stillness settles // Waters mirror glitt’ring light and air is mild // You then // Become a little child