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Saturday, April 4

Kona, day 14

A moment from last night’s sunset in Kailua-Kona

A good, unusually long night’s sleep. So long since I’ve slept past 4am, and so very grateful for a full 8 hours.

We spoke yesterday of getting to the harbor to swim/snorkel, and hopefully we’ll do so.

Finally feeling convinced about one of the settings of Jim Brasfield’s Celan, from Jim’s “Infinite Altars

the whisper:

gradual breath

a word, bud
of stem form--

never before
this one,

the return of
the recognizable.   

Will send it off to Sharon, for whom i’ve written it, to see how she feels about it, but probably not before getting to another of that poem’s settings. Feeling as though the larger set will start with this newly written Celan, then

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Monday, February 24

Molokai, day 2

We took this day to rest, nap, write a bunch, relax, and enjoy this quiet locale on the east side of Molokai.  We were both clearly pretty tired and just plain needed to rest.  And this is a good, quiet place to get in that rest; I suspect we’ll use another day this week for rest, as well.

our apt complex in Molokai

In little bits that gained duration over the day, I brought Let Them Not Say to it’s 90% complete spot.  Now it’s time for small corrections, editing, tightening up.  Then it’s on to finishing Celan (James Brasfield) and/or getting going on Limbo (Marie Howe)…or the E.E. Cummings for Rachel and Ari…

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