Tuesday, January 10, 2012


Joan Mitchell - 'Blue Territory' (American 1972)

I have heard you carrying on while I slept.

There is a way of expression that comes from an
Old place--some of it is laughing and some of it is

Listening to you.

Such a duty it is to gather up these crooked toys
And busted things.

As if from behind a thick, cold curtain i see the playful edge of the sun.

This play pen, this Parthenon, will rot,
And some of it will stand.

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