July 5, 2022

THE IDEA OF HENRY THE CAT IN KEY WEST

There are other cats around, many cats,some six-toed, but it’s Henrywho sits with me in the dark gardenon the steps to my nun-like room. Batsand night birds abound. I’ve left my deadand missing in Manhattan’s bad weather.All day today I walked and ate and criedand shopped. I’m leaving tomorrow;the plane will be cold and the […]

HEISENBERG UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE

Sometimes I wish to waft gently aroundand sometimes I feel like darting rapidly aboutand sometimes I want to be foundand sometimes I need to stay lost              (The Heisenberg Game:             someone you love gets sent to the hospital             then to the nursing home             then back to the hospital—             find them) You can’t always hide from yourselfeven whileswitching from wave to […]