the creek

box full of poem scraps, ideas, ideas,

songs in

a minor key.

moleskine diaries,

thank you

harrison, kooser,

thank you


thank you.

does every writer

try?  or why

limit it to writers?

a good bonfire

might help.

lines about the theater

and mosquitos.

moving the box

means moving the creek.

from the mesa

you can see water

at the base

of the canyon.

(written in new york city during a thunderstorm, 17 june 11)