is by admitting
or opening away.
This is the simplest form
of current: Blue
I watched them once, at dusk, on television, run,
in our motel room half-way through
Nebraska, quick, glittering, past beauty, past
the importance of beauty.,
In this blue light
I can take you there,
snow having made me
a world of bone
Today, because I couldn't find the shortcut through,
I had to walk this town's entire inner
perimeter to find
where the medieval walls break open
Up ahead, I know, he felt it stirring in himself already, the glance,
the darting thing in the pile of rocks,
already in him, there, shiny in the rubble, hissing Did you want to remain
The slow overture of rain,
each drop breaking
without breaking into
the next, describes
Over a dock railing, I watch the minnows, thousands, swirl
themselves, each a minuscule muscle, but also, without the
way to create current, making of their unison (turning, re-
Shall I move the flowers again?
Shall I put them further to the left
into the light?
Win that fix it, will that arrange the
I have put on my great coat it is cold.
It is an outer garment.