Monthly Archives: November 2022

Colorists on the Brink of Winter

“The colorists get it entirely wrong: nature is colored in winter and cold in summer, there’s nothing colder than full summer sun.” Tell me more, Camille Pissarro!  Tell me, French landscape painter, about winter’s color, now that leaves now lying … Continue reading

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The Early Bird and other Myths

Oh bathroom window, what are those ash-gray clouds,needle in the morning’s eye  — dawn too early in its strange light-threading.To 6am, I bring another party:  my thoughts, light and frisky in dark crevices,champagne-splashed agent of chaos, so loud, you say, … Continue reading

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Why Rake

That patch of clean clear grass will last only as long as I stand there, brown elm leavesfalling around me, and yet I keep raking.   The sea of leaves will overtake us, as will early darkness.  I keep stuffing … Continue reading

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