Notebook: October 21


of the sparrow

as I drink coffee




October aprils

my summer-weary heart





as a rushing stream

he calms into prayer




50 pairs of socks

30 shirts

20 pairs of boxers




the Gang of Four

reads Sumerian poetry

I love a line of cuneiform




do not deface

do not mutilate

sweet Silence

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Written on 2019-10-22 at 11:19

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arquious The PoetBay support member heart!
'Sweet silence' is what often gets interrupted. And that lot of 'laundry' not sure why my imagery chose that rather than other states of garment... pleasant enjoyment to read. :-)

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
I had a good chuckle at your mishearing of The Gang of Four.

These look like sweet, little jottings in a notebook. Almost like poetic journalling of everyday experience: sparrows, coffee, prayers, Sumerian poetry, and silence. I like them all. I am not sure about the actual meaning of "aprils." Is it like the Latin "aperire" meaning "to open"?