I KNEW THEN THAT I HAD COME TO A PLACE
— one after another (pale sulphur yellow, pale golden citron)
as a radius of moths, bull’s-eye to light —
months dandelion to the instant
‘cornea’: The horny transparent membrane
in the forpart of the eye
through which the rays of light pass.
‘corona’: A halo or luminous circle — crown — around
one of the heavenly bodies.
A spectre seen during total eclipse of suns
of a radiated composite flower.
mind over (under, behind, ahead) matter
imagining themselves cornfowers
as seen by man
/of the shuffle, flux to core, the last card turned the first/
shape-shifter/mirror of forms/the ever-
uncoiling, slip-slap quicksilver
A WALKING STREAM
THE WAKING DREAM
“At the same time I saw myself in him, reflected as in a mirror, and it seemed to me that I was looking at myself through his eyes. But another feeling told me there was nothing in front of me but the blue sky and that within myself a window opened…”
through which The Voices called each to each
: How to explain :
the blind design,
or make it sane behind its shine?
How to inquire
within the fire?
through which reached a hand to write
where the inner regions, tangled along polarized garland,
turn faster than the outer