not drowning waving
- July 13
the ocean, coffee with a friend.
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"I am not some Aboriginal child who lacked the civilized process of being raised by decent parents…as you once claimed." Bill Beck.
Every instinct tells me… Read full post »
Jessica & Ez
young Jess ... yesterday.
Anna on polling day 9.7.2013.
Francis Maratea aka Frank, 1952 - 1983. Gentleman gardener,… Read full post »
Went to the the Kiosk for dinner, I was the only one.
Some bread, 3 scallops and a glass of pinot grigio.
Walking back the lights of Manly in the water,
feeling alive like this is life, to say thank you.
Sometimes when you walk along a path
beside the sea… Read full post »
when I come back in your chin has slumped to your hands
on the rail of the chair, and you're staring a bit, again ...
That's okay ~ you're 97 ; cool ~ you can't do crosswords any more,
or read the paper by yourself,
or watch the news ...… Read full post »
When Anna was in Italy last year for a while I moved to her place with Greersy's rabbits and house-sat, garden-sat, rabbit-sat.
Sat all over the damn place.
I missed her, and being Summer I was working at the table outside, and drew her in so I could "be"… Read full post »
I've been working on a biggish canvas, facing West from here.
There's a river in the foreground and pasture beyond. A storm last week, and some lovely music helped me try to create a mood ...
Stepping back ...
Not quite finished ~ the larger view… Read full post »
"Several people write me saying that he attacks them. I dont mention that because that is nt my thing. He harases women.
"There have been others who you have abused so thoroughly that they have teken posts down."Bill Beck, on Fernsy's Misery vs Positivity, MAY 4, 2013.
Anyone who has… Read full post »
In the thread of a recent piece by Libby, Bill Beck responded to a comment Jan Sand had made thusly ( 'like this,' Bill ) :"For those of you who complain about computers being surveilled, did you have the same complaint about telephone networks? Do you use credit cards? How… Read full post »
Time and a few other things brought me back to an empty house, in an overgrown garden in the country ~
Barraba is a small town, 7 hours from Sydney ... quiet ...
Parked the car and looked around ...
That's the kitchen with the light on at the… Read full post »
I came upon this a few weeks ago, in a rock shelter, Northern Australia.
Blown over what appears to be an x-ray painting of a barramundi ~ all conjecture, as this is between 40 ooo years old & last year ~ what struck me first was the reaching of… Read full post »
Tokyo is about a 9 hour flight north from here.
Landing, I found an alcove between some potted palms under an ad for maybe a ski resort ~ it featured a fluffy white dog ~ and re-arranged stuff in my carry-on, then took a light rail to arrivals. Long queues.… Read full post »
Heron was the first to see,
around the southern bend they came ... click ... click ... click ...
Water dragons dropped from logs, swimming into shade.
... click ... click ... click ...
Among the deep cool greens along the bottom platypus,
eels, perch, turtles paused ...
... click… Read full post »
A bowl of blue and white korean shards,
a tiny chinese figurine of an elderly man in a yellow cloak
and a bonsai red geranium, or pelargonium, I forget which ...
My sister left it, years ago.
I don't know where the time has gone.
Days sand-whistled… Read full post »
We were having dinner, when it came.
Cod in a parsley sauce, asparagus, chat potatoes.
I remember it got dark awfully early.
The television flickered, then went off.
We watched it for a while, chewing.
Mother mentioned how quiet it was.
Father said, " I was just thinking ,… Read full post »
Rita ( B ) was talking about how the accumulation of crumpled bits of paper used to attest to the creative energy we spend each day, as opposed to the blank-screen-blinking cursor more comm… Read full post »
How do animals survive if they don't use drugs ?
I know people run, but that's not what I'm asking. Read full post »
" Ye call this pencil sharp ? "
" A… Read full post »
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